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 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.
English translation of the Christian Bible first published in 1611. In 1604, King James I convened the Hampton Court Conference where a new English version was conceived in response to the perceived problems of the earlier translations.
- 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.
For the twelve million members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints worldwide (six million in the United States), The Book of Mormon is literally the word of God, a companion volume to the Bible that contains the everlasting gospel.