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A General Introduction to the Bible

A General Introduction to the Bible

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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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About "A General Introduction to the Bible"

724 Pages
- Publisher

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

- Publisher

Meet the Authors

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

Table Of Contents

  • table Of Contents

    photographs / 9

    charts / 10

    foreword To The Revised Edition / 11

    foreword To The First Edition / 13

    preface To The Revised Edition / 15

    preface To The First Edition / 17

    part One: Inspiration Of The Bible

    1. the Structure And Divisions Of The Bible / 21

    2. definitions Of Revelation And Inspiration / 33

    3. scriptural Claims For Inspiration In General / 49

    4. specific Claims Of Inspiration In The Old Testament / 65

    5. supporting Claims For The Inspiration In The Old Testament / 77

    6. specific Claims For The Inspiration Of The New Testament / 89

    7. the Continuation Of The Doctrine Of Inspiration To The Reformation / 99

    8. doctrines Of Inspiration Since Reformation / 113

    9. divergent Views Of The Revelation And Inspiration In The Modern World / 133

    10. contemporary Theories Of Revelation And Inspiration / 165

    11. evidences For The Inspiration Of The Bible / 191

    part Two: Canonization Of The Bible

    12. determination Of Canonicity / 203

    13. the Discovery And Recognition Of Canonicity / 221

    14. development And History Of The Old Testament Canon / 235

    15. the Old Testament Apocrypha And Pseudepigrapha / 257

    16. development And History Of The New Testament Canon / 277

    17. the New Testament Apocrypha And Pseudepigrapha / 297

    part Three: Transmission Of The Bible

    18. languages Of The Bible / 321

    19. writing Materials / 331

    20. manuscript Transmission, Preparation, And Preservation / 343

    21. old Testament Manuscripts / 357

    22. new Testament Manuscripts / 385

    23. papyri, Ostraca, Inscriptions, And Lectionaries / 409

    24. patristic Witness Of The Text Of Scripture

    25. development Of Textual Criticism / 433

    26. restoration Of The Scripture Text / 465

    part Four: Translation Of The Bible

    27. translations Containing The Old Testament Text / 493

    28. translations Containing Both The Old And New Testament Texts / 511

    29. latin Versions Of The Old And New Testament Texts / 525

    30. the Bible In English / 539

    31. modern English Versions And Translations Of Scripture / 559

    32. modern Speech Versions And Translations Of Scripture / 575

    general Conclusion / 603

    appendix / 605

    glossary / 637

    bibliography / 645

    index Of Subjects / 683

    index Of Persons / 697

    index Of Scripture / 709

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Product Details

Product Details
  • 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 #21292
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 42 mm
  • Weight 1.215kg

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