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!!