The Biography of the Bible
by Ernest Sutherland Bates
Publisher: Evinity Publishing Inc 1937
This is an narrative of the development of the Bible, from the earliest manuscripts to the 20th century. It includes the story of the translation of the Bible into English, the 'Higher Criticism' of the 19th century, and presents the Bible in historical and social context. This serves as a short but detailed introduction to the subject, well worth reading whatever one's views on the Bible.
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by Brian E Turner
This book is a story, not an academic treatise. The author has never been committed to a lifetime of study and involvement in Christianity and hence must be considered a dilettante in this field. This does give him the advantage of being objective.
by Christoph Friedrich Blumhardt - The Plough Publishing House
These letters from Blumhardt to a missionary in China, turn the traditional concept of Christian mission on its head. For Blumhardt, the gospel of Jesus Christ has nothing to do with religion. There is no need to bring Christianity to people.
by A. H. Sayce - Religious Tract Society
A sketch of the most striking confirmations of the Bible, from the discoveries in Egypt, Palestine, Assyria, Babylonia, and Asia Minor. The book offers readers a unique, vivid perspective on the people, history and environment of ancient societies.
by Sherwood Eliot Wirt - Harper and Row
Sherwood Eliot Wirt challenges Christians to confront the injustices of our times with Biblical faith and strong action. The author brings into the open a frank discussion of the evangelical Christian's concern for the world in which he lives.