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Whose Bible Is It? by Jaroslav Pelikan

Whose Bible Is It?

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Whose Bible Is It? by Jaroslav Pelikan
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Jan 31, 2006 | ISBN 9780143036777

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“A crisp, remarkably succinct history of the Bible as preserved, interpreted, translated and canonized by the various faiths that believe in it.” —Los Angeles Times

“Engaging . . . an excellent overview.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Outstanding . . . Pelikan takes the reader through the process of scripture building with a fluency and ease that is both accessible and understandable.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Masterly . . . Pelikan weaves a tapestry of the power of the Word to mold religious communities, nations, and culture. . . . Engaging, concise, and highly readable.” —The Christian Science Monitor

Table Of Contents


Introduction: The Bible, the While Bible, and Nothing but the Bible?

One: The God Who Speaks

Two: The Truth in Hebrew

Three: Moses Speaking Greek

Four: Beyond Written Torah: Talmud and Continuing Revelation

Five: The LAw and the Prophets Fulfilled

Six: Formation of a Second Testament

Seven: The Peoples of the Book

Eight: Back to the Sources

Nine: The Bible Only

Ten: The Canon and the Critics

Eleven: A Message for the While Human Race

Twelve: The Strange Ne World Within the Bible


Appendix I: Alternative Canons of the Tanakh/Old Testament
Appendix II: New Testament
Notes and Further Reading

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