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The journey from texts to translations : the origin and development of the Bible

Author: Paul D Wegner
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, 2004, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"Although it was written thousands of years ago, the Bible continues to fascinate and guide readers today. The Journey from Texts to Translations explains how the Bible that we use came to be in its present form. In five parts, author Paul Wegner introduces the Bible and its arrangement, describes how the various books were collected into a single canon, examines how the Bible was passed from one generation to the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul D Wegner
ISBN: 0801027993 9780801027994
OCLC Number: 57620885
Description: 462 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preliminary matter regarding the Bible --
Canonization of the Bible --
Transmission of the Bible --
Early translations of the Bible --
English translations of the Bible.
Responsibility: Paul D. Wegner.

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"Although it was written thousands of years ago, the Bible continues to fascinate and guide readers today. The Journey from Texts to Translations explains how the Bible that we use came to be in its present form. In five parts, author Paul Wegner introduces the Bible and its arrangement, describes how the various books were collected into a single canon, examines how the Bible was passed from one generation to the next, explores how and why early versions were produced, and discusses the myriad of English translations."--Page 4 of cover.

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