A A Very Special Book

A A Very Special Book : All about the Bible

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Songs and poems. Stories told by the elders. Chronicles of state. Long lists of laws. Memories of a special friend. Hurried letters. Volume 6 of the Bible World series introduces the Bible itself, and traces its fascinating history from the time it was written to the present day, many people have valued them more highly than treasure, have risked their lives to be able to hear them and to read them. What makes the Bible such a special book? This ten-volume series uncovers the exciting real-life story of the Bible. Collect all the books in the Bible World series and build a reference library that you will turn to again and again. Get to know the people of the Bible - their land, their history, their lives, their heroes and their beliefs.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 218.44 x 281.94 x 12.7mm | 498.95g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Children's Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • B&W maps, photos, diagrams, illustrations
  • 0745921760
  • 9780745921761
  • 2,186,472

About John Drane

John Drane taught practical theology at the universities of Stirling and Aberdeen, and is currently a Fellow of St John's College, Durham, and an adjunct professor at Fuller Theological Seminary, California. He is widely known for his best-selling books on the Bible: Introducing the Old Testament and Introducing the New Testament.show more

Table of contents

Contents 1. The Book of Faith 2. Telling Stories 3. Writing 4. Moses and the Law 5. The History Writers 6. The Prophets 7. Poetry 8. The Books of Wisdom 9. Gathering the Books Together 10. The Greek Translation 11. The Deuterocanonical Books 12. The Stories of Jesus 13. More Stories of Jesus 14. Letters from Christians 15. The Christian Bible 16. Many Languages 17. Retelling the Bible 18. Books for All 19. Light for the World 20, A Signpost to Godshow more