The Bible in the Making: The Story of the Bible as a Book, Its Composition, Translation, and Dissemination

By: MacGregor, Geddes

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First edition. Jacket edges rubbed, jacket faintly toned. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, page ridges lightly foxed. 1959 Hard Cover. 447 pp. The story of the Bible as a book, its composition, translation, and dissemination. CONTENTS: The Setting of the Old Testament; The Writing of the Old Testament; How the New Testament Took Shape; Apocryphal Books; Handing Down the Bible in the Ancient Church; A Thousand Years Till Printing; First Printing of the English Bible; Competitive Versions; The Most High and Mighty Prince; The Making of the King James Version; The Makers of the King James Version; The King James Version in Production; The Background of the Revised Version; The Revised Version; Independent Modern English Versions; The Revised Standard Version; Early Roman Catholic Versions in English; Modern Roman Catholic Versions in English; Jewish Translations; The Bible Today; Biblical Thinking: The Barrier Beyond Words. Among the subjects covered by the fourteen appendices are: A Comparison of Passages in Various English Versions; Modern Languages Into Which the Bible Has Been Translated; Some Misleading Words in the King James Version and Their Correction; Non-Biblical Sayings of Jesus; Specimens of the Dead Sea Scriptures in English Translation; Table Showing the Number of Chapters, Verses, and Words in the Bible.

Title: The Bible in the Making: The Story of the Bible as a Book, Its Composition, Translation, and Dissemination

Author: MacGregor, Geddes

Categories: Christian, Bible Study, Modern First Editions,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1959

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2281632

Keywords: BIBLE STUDY RELIGION RELIGIOUS CHRISTIAN CHRISTIANITY,