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Published: 14 November 2013

432 Pages | 69 halftones, 23 maps, 30 line illus.


ISBN: 9780195308167

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The Bible

A Historical and Literary Introduction

Bart D. Ehrman

  • By renowned bilbical scholar and New York Times Bestselling author, Bart Ehrman.
  • Authoritative and up-to-date in its scholarship.
  • Accessible and interesting to college-level readers of all backgrounds.
  • Offers comprehensive yet succinct coverage of all the books of the Bible.
  • Explains the historical and literary problems posed by the biblical texts, guiding students in considering scholarly evidence and conclusions.
  • The book includes a unique final Appendix on the canon and text of the Bible.
  • Full of pedagogical tools: Features full-color illustrations throughout, including plentiful maps, time lines, charts and photos.
  • Full of pedagogical tools: "What to Expect" boxes preview each chapter, while "At a Glance" boxes summarize chapters or large sections.
  • Full of pedagogical tools: Additional boxes present intriguing and relevant side-issues in more depth.
  • Full of pedagogical tools: "Take a Stand" questions and prompts at the end of each chapter further engage students with the material by challenging them to consider their own views.
  • Full of pedagogical tools: Key terms are boldfaced, listed at the end of each chapter, and defined in the Glossary.
  • Full of pedagogical tools: Annotated Suggestions for Further Reading are included for each chapter.

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