Our Bible: Tracing the History of God's Word in English
This spiral bound, 48 page book explains the history of the English Bible through charts and timelines. It includes charts, illustrations, famous quotes, and a useful bibliography. This valuable teaching tool for students and theologians alike.
Our Bible: This simple yet incredibly informative booklet provides historical background and information on the impact of the Bible worldwide. Questions about the Bible, and theological definitions are made easier to understand and make the story come to life.
Understanding the Old Testament origin from original autographs through translations and preservation leading to the English Bible. The process from stone tablets, clay cuneiform tablets, Papyrus and parchments scrolls to codex is explained in “understandable” terms with enlightening illustrations and charts.
The New Testament text transmission and the various translations that resulted from the reformation age in Europe are seen chronologically through the accompanying charts. The main stream of Greek texts, which are the basis of true text translation work, are compared to the other Greek manuscripts inserted by various groups. The two lines clearly define and delineate the differences in the texts and the eclectic line of critical editions that would be created.
Well documented, and written to introduce and educate people on the marvelous and miraculous method of revelation, inspiration, illumination and preservation God used to give us our English Bible. This booklet will aide the well informed and those with an inquisitive interest without compounding the confusion of those with scholarship with a lot of theological terminology. Great for class study or individual research, this is a must have resource for your presentation of the history of our Bible.
The charted history booklet is designed as a stand alone reference and research resource for study concerning the history of our English Bible, what it is, where it is, and how it got there. Printed on full color coated cover stock and wire bound for full open review the 48 pages of the booklet are matte finish, black and white with wide margin. This is a study tool, a presentation piece, a guide and a go to resource for teacher and student alike.
From the introduction and preface you can see clearly the goals of this booklet and gain insight into the history with the overviews. The charts that flow chronologically and consistently throughout lay a foundation for presentation of further research and education, Illustrations, art work and professional layout enhance the quality of the presentation, yet its available at an affordable price for individual or group purchase.