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- DescriptionThe Bible is among the world's most influential and important books - and the most controversial. It affects t just religious beliefs but every aspect of our culture, including the very language we speak. But how did it become the book we kw it to be? In this superbly written history, Jaroslav Pelikan charts its evolution from oral tales via Hebrew texts, Greek, and Latin translations, to its many different forms today, offering a new insight into the history of the last three thousand years. This is an enduring work of scholarship and a fascinating read.
- Author BiographyJaroslav Pelikan is Sterling professor Emeritus of history at Yale and past president of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His many books include the five-volume The Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of Doctrine, Jesus Through the Centuries. and Mary through the Centuries.
- Author(s)Jaroslav Pelikan
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication06/07/2006
- SubjectChristianity: Bibles & Liturgy
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPenguin Books Ltd
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight220 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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