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Book details
  • Genre:RELIGION
  • SubGenre:Biblical Studies / History & Culture
  • Language:English
  • Pages:200
  • eBook ISBN:9781912149377

The Story of the Bible

A fascinating history of its writing, translation & effect on civilization

by Larry Stone View publisher's profile page

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Overview


The Story of the Bible is a sweeping panorama of the Bible’s 3,500-year history, from the time it was written in three languages by more than forty authors over a period of 1,500 years . . . through the sacrifices and dedication of those who translated and preserved the Scriptures . . . to today when at least a portion of the Bible is available in more than 3,350 of the world’s 7,100 living languages. “A captivating and colorful account of the history of the Bible from parchment to print,” says Ravi Zacharias in the foreword.

Through the links in the eBook you can watch parchment being made, unroll the Great Isaiah Scroll, meet some of the key people in the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, and more. The Story of the Bible was named one of the ten best Christian books of the year when it was published.

Description
With a highly readable and colorful narrative, The Story of the Bible covers in a sweeping panorama the writing and transmission of the Bible through the ages. The writing of the Old and New Testaments, the canonization of the Scriptures, and stories of those who gave their lives to make the Bible available in the common language -- all are reported clearly and reverently with the power of anecdotal illustrations. The Bible is a remarkable collection of books and letters, written by more than forty authors over a period of 1,500 years. Its words have been studied, disputed, and treasured. They have also brought comfort, conviction, and challenge. Today at least one portion of the Bible has been translated into more than 3,350 of the world's 7,100 living languages. The eBook of The Story of the Bible is a portal to more than eighty resources on the Internet for exploring the history of the Bible. Through the links in the eBook you can watch parchment being made, unroll the Great Isaiah Scroll and see a translation, meet some of the key people in the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, view a colorful Bible dedication in Papua New Guinea, and more. The Story of the Bible is complete, concise, and understandable. It was named one of the ten best Christian books of the year when it was published. Nine vibrant chapters bring the journey and message of Scripture to life. As you read it, you can experience the heartbeat of God in the lives transformed by the Bible's message of ultimate truth and justice. Absolutely educationally inspiring!!
About the author
Larry Stone is a publisher and author. After helping build the successful book division of Thomas Nelson Publishers, he co-founded Rutledge Hill Press, best known for having published Life's Little Instruction Book, and is president of F.F. Bruce Copyright International. He has published more than a dozen New York Times bestsellers. In addition to The Story of the Bible, he has written Noah: The Real Story (WND Books and Kingsley Books), and Women of the Bible (Hudson). A graduate of Moody Bible Institute and University of Iowa, Larry has studied at the New York University Graduate School of Business Administration, taught writing seminars in Africa, America, and the Caribbean, and has been executive director of KidShape. Larry and his wife, Lois, have two sons and eleven grandchildren. They are also "grandparents" to twelve others. They live in Nashville, Tennessee, and Kattskill Bay, New York.

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