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The Lion Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Bible John Drane

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ISBN:
9780745950617
Published:
20th April 2001
Format:
Paperback
Dimensions:
320 pages: 280mm x 216mm x 24mm

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This new paperback edition of The New Lion Encyclopedia of the Bible packs everything the ordinary person needs to know to bring Bible times to life into one superb-value volume. Here you can meet some of the greatest characters of world literature and find out about the different writings of the Bible, from haunting poetry to powerful drama. Open the pages of this superbly illustrated Encyclopedia and discover the great civilizations of Egypt, Assyria, Babylon, Persia, Greece and Rome. View for yourself the ancient treasures unearthed by archaeologists and learn what they tell us about ancient times. Imagine what it would have felt like to grow up, work, play, worship, marry and raise a family. Explore what the Bible says about the big religious questions of life and death, good and evil and the nature of God. And discover what makes this ancient collection of writings the best-selling book of all time. A great reference resource for homes, schools and libraries and addictive reading for browsers!

Dr John Drane has spent much of his adult life wrestling with the challenge of being a Christian in a rapidly changing culture, and has written many books on missional topics and two best-selling books on the Bible which have been translated into more than sixty languages: Introducing the Old Testament and Introducing the New Testament. John Drane is currently a fellow at St John's College, Durham and taught practical theology at the University of Stirling and University of Aberdeen. 

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