What is the Bible?

What is the Bible? : An introduction to the book of the Christian faith

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This book introduces the junior reader to the background of the Bible. It references the information to well-known Bible stories and sets them in context. It also provides a wealth of information about the Bible's sources, its authors and its status as one of the world's most important collections of ancient texts and the inspiration for one of the world's major living faiths. This information is respectful and reliable, drawing on the best modern scholarship to help a new generation of children to appreciate the key scriptures of the Jewish and Christian faiths.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 215 x 260 x 12mm | 508g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Children's Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Colour Maps, Photographs and Diagrams
  • 0745947425
  • 9780745947426
  • 1,786,928

Table of contents

What is the Bible? What does 'Bible' mean? Who wrote the Bible? How was the Bible written? Was the Bible written in English? What is the Old Testament? How does the Bible begin? Are there laws in the Law books? What are the history books? What happens next in the history books? What are the books of Wisdom? Who were the prophets? Why are some Bibles longer than others? What are the Gospels? Where is the Christmas story found? What do we know about Jesus? What are the parables? Why is the crucifixion important? What happened after Jesus? How did Christians stay in touch? Does the Bible describe heaven? Who handed on the stories? Who reads the Bible? How do you use the Bible? What is the Bible's message? Important Wordsshow more

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