The Lion Handbook to the Bible

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Pat Alexander, David Alexander
Lion, 2002 - Bible - 816 pages
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With three million copies in print in twenty-eight languages, The New Lionandbook to the Bible has earned an outstanding reputation as the mostelpful and accessible guide to the world's all-time bestseller: 'the bestook to have next to the Bible'. Now the Handbook has been revised andedesigned in every detail - text, photographs, illustrations, maps andharts - and expanded by over a hundred pages, taking full account of theajor advance in biblical studies since the book first appeared. The new booklso has over a hundred special articles by leading scholars from around theorld, including character studies of important biblical figures and advicen how to approach the different kinds of writings - story, poetry, prophecy,istory, wisdom, apocalyptic - that appear in the Old and New Testaments. Allhe revisions have been carried out with the needs and interests of a neweneration of readers clearly in mind, and written by those who haveiscovered the riches of the Bible themselves and want to share them withthers.

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