The Origin of the Bible

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Philip W. Comfort
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2003 - 331 pages
Many books have been written about the Bible, but few explain its origins. This volume provides a fascinating overview of how the Bible was first inspired, canonized, read as sacred literature, copied in ancient Hebrew and Greek manuscripts, and eventually translated into the languages of the world. No other one-volume work can match this wealth of information about the historical development of the Bible.

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Excellent book!! It is filled with great information regarding the Bible and the manuscripts from which we get our translations. It has an excellent chapter on the history of English Bibles, such as ... Read full review

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Contents

THE BIBLE
3
THE AUTHORITY OF THE BIBLE
13
THE INSPIRATION OF THE BIBLE
29
THE INERRANCY AND INFALLIBILITY OF THE BIBLE
37
THE CANON OF THE BIBLE
49
THE CANON OF THE OLD TESTAMENT
51
THE CANON OF THE NEW TESTAMENT
65
OLD TESTAMENT AND NEW TESTAMENT APOCRYPHA
79
THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE
111
BIBLE TEXTS AND MANUSCRIPTS
153
TEXTS AND MANUSCRIPTS OF THE OLD TESTAMENT
155
TEXTS AND MANUSCRIPTS OF THE NEW TESTAMENT
185
BIBLE TRANSLATION
215
BIBLICAL LANGUAGES
217
BIBLE TRANSLATION
239
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH BIBLE
273

THE BIBLE AS A LITERARY TEXT
95
LITERATURE IN BIBLE TIMES
97
VERSIONS OF THE BIBLE
311
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