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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- E. P. Dutton & co
According to Christian mythology, the Holy Grail was the dish, plate, or cup used by Jesus at the Last Supper, said to possess miraculous powers. This is the first volume of the Story of the Grail, compiled from a 16th-century copy of the original.
by Gustave Doré - Belford-Clarke Co.
From the creation of the world to its final redemption, view the Bible as imagined by one of history's most accomplished illustrators. This book of Dore's classic Gallery pictures many of the best-loved stories from the Old and New Testament.
This book explores many fascinating biblical mysteries, including: Does the Devil really exist; What was in the Lost Gospels; Where is Hell located; Who was the mysterious Beloved Disciple; Was Mary Magdalene secretly married to Jesus; etc.
by Hannah Whitall Smith - J. Nisbet and Co.
The object of the book is to bring out the common-sense teaching of the Bible in regard to every-day religion. The author aimed not so much to get at the doctrinal truths of our religion, as at the every-day practical common-sense principles.