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Whose Bible is it? : a history of the Scriptures through the ages

Author: Jaroslav Pelikan; Paul Hecht; Recorded Books, Inc.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Pelikan takes the reader through the good book's evolution from its earliest incarnation as oral tales to its modern existence in various iterations, translations, and languages. From the earliest Hebrew texts and the Bible's appearance in Greek, then Latin, Pelikan explores the canonization of different Bibles and why certain books were adopted by certain religions and sects, as well as the development of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Downloadable audio books
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History
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jaroslav Pelikan; Paul Hecht; Recorded Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1423764048 9781423764045
OCLC Number: 65213202
Notes: Audio file.
Title from image of cassette container on Web page (viewed Mar. 27, 2006).
Previously released on cassette, 2006.
Performer(s): Narrated by Paul Hecht.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (8 hr., 30 min.))
Responsibility: Jaroslav Pelikan.

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Pelikan takes the reader through the good book's evolution from its earliest incarnation as oral tales to its modern existence in various iterations, translations, and languages. From the earliest Hebrew texts and the Bible's appearance in Greek, then Latin, Pelikan explores the canonization of different Bibles and why certain books were adopted by certain religions and sects, as well as the development of the printing press, the translation into modern languages, and varying schools of critical scholarship.

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