Item description for How the Bible Came to Be by John Barton...
Overview In a clear and concise way, John Barton explains the process of the development of the Bible. He describes how that which we now know as the Bible came to be written and collected into the authoritative scriptures of the Christian church. With a helpful glossary of important terms, this work is a valuable resource for personal or group Bible studies, beginning Bible students, and all readers who have questions about the origin and transmission of Holy Scripture.
In a clear and concise way, John Barton describes the development of the Bible. He explains how the Bible came to be written and collected into the authoritative Scriptures of the Christian Church. Barton untangles the web of history and lets the reader appreciate the journey from spoken word to written word.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.9" Width: 5" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1998
Publisher PRESBYTERIAN PUBLISHING #86
ISBN 0664257852 ISBN13 9780664257859
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More About John Barton
John Barton is Oriel and Laing Professor of the Interpretation of Holy Scripture, University of Oxford, and Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford. He is the author of numerous books and articles on biblical texts, and is also the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Biblical Interpretation (1998) and (with John Muddiman) of The Oxford Bible Commentary (2001).
John Barton was born in 1948.
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