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How the Bible Came to Be

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How the Bible Came to Be
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How the Bible Came to Be

This short ebook explores how the Bible came to be, with fascinating chapters on divine inspiration, the Septuagint, the shaping of the canon, translation, and much more.Uncover the True Story of the Greatest Story Ever Told

Christians believe that the Bible is divine communication--God's message to human beings. But how did ancient people capture the very words of God? How were these words passed down? Why were some books included in the Bible while others were not? And how do we know that these texts have been faithfully translated over the ages?

Discover the answers to these questions and more in How the Bible Came to Be. In this succinct ebook you'll find up-to-date biblical scholarship from leading evangelical scholars, covering the inspiration, canonization, translation, and transmission of both the Old and the New Testament. From the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Septuagint to the first English translations and the most recent translations, How the Bible Came to Be immerses you in the fascinating story of the most important book of all time.J. Daniel Hays (PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is dean of the Pruet School of Christian Studies and professor of biblical studies at Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He is the author or coauthor of many articles and books, including Grasping God's Word, From Every People and Nation, and The Message of the Prophets.

J. Scott Duvall (PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is chair of the Department of Biblical Studies and J. C. and Mae Fuller Chair of Biblical Studies at Ouachita Baptist University. He is also co-pastor at Fellowship Church in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He is the author or coauthor of many articles and books, including Grasping God's Word and Journey into God's Word.

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About "How the Bible Came to Be"

This short ebook explores how the Bible came to be, with fascinating chapters on divine inspiration, the Septuagint, the shaping of the canon, translation, and much more.Uncover the True Story of the Greatest Story Ever Told

Christians believe that the Bible is divine communication--God's message to human beings. But how did ancient people capture the very words of God? How were these words passed down? Why were some books included in the Bible while others were not? And how do we know that these texts have been faithfully translated over the ages?

Discover the answers to these questions and more in How the Bible Came to Be. In this succinct ebook you'll find up-to-date biblical scholarship from leading evangelical scholars, covering the inspiration, canonization, translation, and transmission of both the Old and the New Testament. From the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Septuagint to the first English translations and the most recent translations, How the Bible Came to Be immerses you in the fascinating story of the most important book of all time.J. Daniel Hays (PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is dean of the Pruet School of Christian Studies and professor of biblical studies at Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He is the author or coauthor of many articles and books, including Grasping God's Word, From Every People and Nation, and The Message of the Prophets.

J. Scott Duvall (PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is chair of the Department of Biblical Studies and J. C. and Mae Fuller Chair of Biblical Studies at Ouachita Baptist University. He is also co-pastor at Fellowship Church in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He is the author or coauthor of many articles and books, including Grasping God's Word and Journey into God's Word.
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Daniel Hays

J. Daniel Hays (ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is dean of the Pruet School of Christian Studies and professor of Old Testament at Ouachita Baptist University. He is the author of From Every People and Nation, and he has co-authored Grasping God's Word; Preaching God's Word; Journey into Gods Word; The Story of Israel: A Biblical Theology; Iraq: Babylon of the End Times?; Apocalypse and The Dictionary of Biblical Prophecy. He teaches adult Sunday school at his local church in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, and preaches frequently throughout the nation.

J Scott Duvall

Scott Duvall (Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is dean of the Pruet School of Christian Studies and professor of New Testament at Ouachita Baptist University. He is the co-author with George H. Guthrie of Biblical Greek Exegesis: A Graded Approach to Learning Intermediate and Advanced Greek and with Terry G.Carter and J. Daniel Hays of the textbook Preaching God's Word: A Hands on Approach to Preparing, Developing and Delivering the Sermon and also Grasping God's Word; Dictionary of Biblical Prophecy and End Times and Journey into God's Word.. His most recent pubication is Experiencing God's Story of Life and Hope.
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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 353641
  • Product Code 9781441240262
  • ISBN 1441240268
  • EAN 9781441240262
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Apr 2012
  • Sales Rank #71302
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No

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