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Candle History of the Bible Tim Dowley

ISBN:
9781781283165
Published:
23rd August 2019
Format:
Paperback
Dimensions:
64 pages: 240mm x 170mm
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An easy-to-read history of our Bible through the ages introduces the story behind the writing of the Bible itself. Packed with fascinating facts and detailed illustrations exploring the origins of the books of the Bible, translations and early printings. A companion title to Candle Bible Handbook. Contents: Books of the Bible, Where did the bible come from, Who wrote the Bible, How the Bible was written down, How Writing began, What Language was the Bible written in, Why was the Bible Written on Scrolls, Scrolls in Jars, How the Bible survived, Copying Monks, Translating the Bible, Precious Books, Into Ordinary Words, Printing Speeds things up, A Flood of translations, to the New World and Beyond.
Dr Tim Dowley is a historian and a prolific author and editor of Bible resources for adults and children. He holds a bachelor's degree in History and a doctorate in Church History, both from the University of Manchester, England. He has written a number of children's stories and books on biblical subjects and the history of Christianity, as well as works on music and literature. Tim has traveled extensively, particularly in Israel, Turkey and other biblical lands. He lives in South London with his wife and family.

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