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    DescriptionThe Bible is the most influential book ever written. The way we study and approach the Bible has been radically transformed by many major archaeological finds over the past 100 years. In the mid-20th century, the discovery of the "Dead Sea Scrolls" alone has deepened our understanding of the Biblical world, its people, and their beliefs and other evidence and manuscripts continue to be uncovered. Each of these discoveries provides a fuller historical context for evaluating the Biblical narrative and the way these stories we written and handed down. In this new book, "The Letter and the Scroll", the story of modern archaeology's most important discoveries is laid out for the reader in rich detail. Find out what we know about the "Exodus" or David's kingdom, the way the "Hebrew Bible" was put together and transmitted, the beliefs of 1st century A.D. Jews, or the fierce debates between 2nd and 3rd century Christians.


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    Title
    The Letter and the Scroll
    Subtitle
    What Archaeology Tells Us About the Bible
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stephen G. Hyslop, By (author) Robin Currie
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 234 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,383 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781426205149
    ISBN 10: 1426205147
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.2
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15440
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRCG
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Libri: I-RL
    BISAC V2.8: REL072000
    BIC subject category V2: HDDH
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    BISAC V2.8: REL006630
    B&T Approval Code: A17603000
    DC22: 220.93, 220.9/3
    LC classification: BS621 .C87 2009
    Illustrations note
    249 colour photographs, 15 maps
    Publisher
    National Geographic Society
    Imprint name
    National Geographic Society
    Publication date
    20 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Hanover, PA
    Author Information
    Stephen Hyslop is an author and editor who has written several books on American and world history including "Eyewitness to the Civil War" and "National Geographic Almanac of World History." Robin Currie has written for a wide range of publications and publishers, mostly on historical topics.