The Bible as English Literature
by John Hays Gardiner
Publisher: Scribner 1906
Number of pages: 428
The author's aim has been to make students as familiar as possible with the English Bible, and to throw light on its literary forms by bringing together facts from the history of its sources and from the history of the translation into English.
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