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Published: 27 September 2017

456 Pages

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190621308

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The Bible

A Historical and Literary Introduction

Second Edition

Bart D. Ehrman

  • An exceptionally accessible and engaging writing style that vividly brings the Bible to life
  • Full-color illustrations throughout, including numerous maps, time lines, charts, and photos
  • "What to Expect" boxes previewing each chapter, "At a Glance" boxes summarizing chapters or large sections, and additional boxes presenting intriguing issues in more depth
  • A unique appendix on the canon and text of the Bible
  • A FREE 6-month subscription to Oxford Biblical Studies Online (, a $180 value, is included with the purchase of every new copy of this text.

New to this Edition:

  • A reorganized chapter structure breaks down the previous edition's fifteen long chapters into twenty-seven more digestible and accessible chapters
  • "Questions for Review and Reflection" replace the previous edition's "Take a Stand" questions