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A History of the Bible

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A History of the Bible by John Barton
Jun 04, 2019 | 640 Pages
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Praise for A History of the Bible:

A History of the Bible is a lucidly written distillation of a vast array of scholarship.” –Wall Street Journal

“A supple and intelligent recap of the Holy Scriptures, their origins and contexts, [and] their meaning in a broad historical sense” –Lit Hub

“John Barton has written a wise and eminently sane book about a book which has inspired both insanity and wisdom. It is a landmark in the field, and it will do great good.” — Diarmaid MacCulloch

“John Barton’s new book gives a superb overview… condensing masses of research into an easily accessible volume for the non-specialist … even for those deeply familiar with the Bible there is much here to be learnt.” – Bart D Ehrman, author of The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World

“With emotional and psychological insight, Barton unlocks this sleeping giant of our culture for the untrained but curious general reader… He has produced a masterpiece.” — Peter Stanford, Sunday Times

“This strikingly accessible yet wonderfully erudite volume will be welcomed by many … a tour de force.” – BBC History Magazine

“Barton’s rigorous, accessible history will appeal to academics and general readers alike.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review

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