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The Bible and the people / Lori Anne Ferrell.

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Subject: Bible > History.
Bible.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780300142617
  • ISBN: 0300142617
  • ISBN: 1282088505
  • ISBN: 9781282088504
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 273 pages) : illustrations, map
  • Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-266) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: The Bible and the people -- The eye of the beholder : the English Bible, c. 1066-1200 -- On the road and in the street : the English Bible, c. 1200-1500 -- The politics of translation : the Bible in English, c. 1500-1700 -- Missions and markets : the Bible in America, c. 1600-1800 -- On not understanding the Bible -- Extra-illustrating the Bible -- Traveling companion : the Bible in the nineteenth century -- Old wine in new wineskins : the Bible in the twentieth century.
Summary:

In the eleventh century, the Bible was available only in expensive and rare hand-copied manuscripts. Today, millions of people from all walks of life seek guidance, inspiration, entertainment, and answers from thei.

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