The Resource The compact guide to the Bible, Debra K. Reid, Martin Manser

The compact guide to the Bible, Debra K. Reid, Martin Manser

Label
The compact guide to the Bible
Title
The compact guide to the Bible
Statement of responsibility
Debra K. Reid, Martin Manser
Title variation
Bible
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Reid, Debra
Dewey number
220.61
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BS475.3
LC item number
.R45 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Manser, Martin H
Series statement
Compact guides
Label
The compact guide to the Bible, Debra K. Reid, Martin Manser
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Lion book"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography (p. 177-178) and index
Contents
What is the Bible? More than a collection of writings ; Life in biblical times ; The authority of the Bible ; The languages of the Bible ; The transmission of the Bible ; Bible translation ; The canon of the Bible ; A continuing task -- The world of the Bible. The diverse origins of biblical documents ; Historical setting ; Geographical setting ; Other regions visited by Jesus ; Cultural setting ; Archaeology : its contribution to understanding the biblical world -- What is in the Bible? Different kinds of literature in the Bible library. Stories ; Law ; Prophecy ; Prophets in the Old Testament ; Poetry and song ; Wisdom ; Letters ; Apocalyptic literature -- Overview of the Old Testament. The Old Testament story ; The Old Testament story of history and faith ; The Old Testament books -- Overview of the New Testament. The New Testament story ; The New Testament books -- Individuals in the Bible. Beginnings ; The Patriarchs ; The leaders and judges ; The prophets ; Kings and queens ; Jesus and his family ; The twelve disciples ; People who met Jesus ; Apostles and leaders of the church ; Women in the Bible -- Nations and groups in the Bible. The twelve tribes of Israel ; Other nations ; New Testament Jewish groups ; New Testament culture -- Places in the Bible. Places where people meet God ; Places of God's miraculous intervention ; Places in Jesus' life ; Places associated with journeys ; Places of sin ; Places of exile and captivity ; Places of hope -- The Bible and Christian belief. The heart of biblical faith ; Biblical faith and the Christian calendar -- Reading and using the Bible today. How to read the Bible ; Why is reading the Bible important? ; Organizing a personal Bible reading time ; Reading the Bible from cover to cover ; Reading the Bible chronologically ; Reading the Bible thematically ; Help reading the Bible ; Reading the Bible with other people
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9780745953137
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010537277
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn610822635
  • (OCoLC)610822635
Label
The compact guide to the Bible, Debra K. Reid, Martin Manser
Publication
Note
"A Lion book"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography (p. 177-178) and index
Contents
What is the Bible? More than a collection of writings ; Life in biblical times ; The authority of the Bible ; The languages of the Bible ; The transmission of the Bible ; Bible translation ; The canon of the Bible ; A continuing task -- The world of the Bible. The diverse origins of biblical documents ; Historical setting ; Geographical setting ; Other regions visited by Jesus ; Cultural setting ; Archaeology : its contribution to understanding the biblical world -- What is in the Bible? Different kinds of literature in the Bible library. Stories ; Law ; Prophecy ; Prophets in the Old Testament ; Poetry and song ; Wisdom ; Letters ; Apocalyptic literature -- Overview of the Old Testament. The Old Testament story ; The Old Testament story of history and faith ; The Old Testament books -- Overview of the New Testament. The New Testament story ; The New Testament books -- Individuals in the Bible. Beginnings ; The Patriarchs ; The leaders and judges ; The prophets ; Kings and queens ; Jesus and his family ; The twelve disciples ; People who met Jesus ; Apostles and leaders of the church ; Women in the Bible -- Nations and groups in the Bible. The twelve tribes of Israel ; Other nations ; New Testament Jewish groups ; New Testament culture -- Places in the Bible. Places where people meet God ; Places of God's miraculous intervention ; Places in Jesus' life ; Places associated with journeys ; Places of sin ; Places of exile and captivity ; Places of hope -- The Bible and Christian belief. The heart of biblical faith ; Biblical faith and the Christian calendar -- Reading and using the Bible today. How to read the Bible ; Why is reading the Bible important? ; Organizing a personal Bible reading time ; Reading the Bible from cover to cover ; Reading the Bible chronologically ; Reading the Bible thematically ; Help reading the Bible ; Reading the Bible with other people
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9780745953137
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010537277
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn610822635
  • (OCoLC)610822635

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