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A General Introduction to the Bible

Hardback|Aug 1986
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An updated version of the popular original, it satisfies the exacting demands placed on any good Bible introduction: Excellent scholarship and clear writing.

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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 32406
  • Product Code 0802429165
  • EAN 9780802429162
  • Pages 728
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Moody Publishers
  • Publication Date Aug 1986
  • Sales Rank 32152
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 42mm
  • Weight 1.206kg

Norman L Geisler

Dr. Norman Geisler (Ph.D., Loyola University) is author or co-author of over sixty-eight books and hundreds of articles including Christian Apologetics; Apologetics in the New Age; Answering Islam; When Skeptics Ask; When Critics Ask; The Baker Dictionary of Apologetics; Handbook of Systematic Theology (4 volumes), Chosen But Free and When Cultists Ask. He has taught at the university and graduate level for forty eight years and has spoken or debated in all fifty states and in twenty-five countries. He is the co-founder and long-time Dean of Southern Evangelical Seminary, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

William Nix

NORMAN GEISLER (Th.B., William Tyndale College; A.B., Wheaton College; M.A., Wheaton College Graduate School; Ph.D., Loyola University) is Distinguished Professor of Apologetics at Veritas Evangelical Seminary in Murrieta, California. Norman has been teaching Bible and related topics for over 50 years. He is the author or co-author of some 80 books, including "A General Introduction to the Bible, From God To Us: How We Got the Bible", and "A Popular Survey of the New Testament". He has also written hundreds of articles. He and his wife Barbara of 56 years have six children, fifteen grandchildr

  • <div><p>table Of Contents</p><p>photographs / 9</p><p>charts / 10</p><p>foreword To The Revised Edition / 11</p><p>foreword To The First Edition / 13</p><p>preface To The Revised Edition / 15</p><p>preface To The First Edition / 17</p><p>part One: Inspiration Of The Bible</p><p>1.&#160;the Structure And Divisions Of The Bible / 21</p><p>2.&#160;definitions Of Revelation And Inspiration / 33</p><p>3.&#160;scriptural Claims For Inspiration In General / 49</p><p>4.&#160;specific Claims Of Inspiration In The Old Testament / 65</p><p>5.&#160;supporting Claims For The Inspiration In The Old Testament / 77</p><p>6.&#160;specific Claims For The Inspiration Of The New Testament / 89</p><p>7.&#160;the Continuation Of The Doctrine Of Inspiration To The Reformation / 99</p><p>8.&#160;doctrines Of Inspiration Since Reformation / 113</p><p>9.&#160;divergent Views Of The Revelation And Inspiration In The Modern World / 133</p><p>10.&#160;contemporary Theories Of Revelation And Inspiration / 165</p><p>11.&#160;evidences For The Inspiration Of The Bible / 191</p><p>part Two: Canonization Of The Bible</p><p>12.&#160;determination Of Canonicity / 203</p><p>13.&#160;the Discovery And Recognition Of Canonicity / 221</p><p>14.&#160;development And History Of The Old Testament Canon / 235</p><p>15.&#160;the Old Testament Apocrypha And Pseudepigrapha / 257</p><p>16.&#160;development And History Of The New Testament Canon / 277</p><p>17.&#160;the New Testament Apocrypha And Pseudepigrapha / 297</p><p>part Three: Transmission Of The Bible</p><p>18.&#160;languages Of The Bible / 321</p><p>19.&#160;writing Materials / 331</p><p>20.&#160;manuscript Transmission, Preparation, And Preservation / 343</p><p>21.&#160;old Testament Manuscripts / 357</p><p>22.&#160;new Testament Manuscripts / 385</p><p>23.&#160;papyri, Ostraca, Inscriptions, And Lectionaries / 409</p><p>24.&#160;patristic Witness Of The Text Of Scripture</p><p>25.&#160;development Of Textual Criticism / 433</p><p>26.&#160;restoration Of The Scripture Text / 465</p><p>part Four: Translation Of The Bible</p><p>27.&#160;translations Containing The Old Testament Text / 493</p><p>28.&#160;translations Containing Both The Old And New Testament Texts / 511</p><p>29.&#160;latin Versions Of The Old And New Testament Texts / 525</p><p>30.&#160;the Bible In English / 539</p><p>31.&#160;modern English Versions And Translations Of Scripture / 559</p><p>32.&#160;modern Speech Versions And Translations Of Scripture / 575</p><p>general Conclusion / 603</p><p>appendix / 605</p><p>glossary / 637</p><p>bibliography / 645</p><p>index Of Subjects / 683</p><p>index Of Persons / 697</p><p>index Of Scripture / 709</p></div>

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