The Bible : an introduction / Jerry L. Sumney ; cover design, Erica Rieck.
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- ISBN: 9781451484335
- ISBN: 145148433X
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (466 pages) : color illustrations, table, maps, photographs
- Edition: Second edition.
- Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Fortress Press, 2014.
- Copyright: ©2014
|General Note:|| Includes index.
|Summary:|| The Bible: An Introduction offers clear answers to the most basic questions that first-time students and curious inquirers bring to the Bible. Without presuming either prior knowledge of the Bible or a particular attitude toward it, Jerry L. Sumney uses straightforward language to lead the reader on an exploration of the Bible's contents and the history of its writings, showing how critical methods help readers understand what they find in the Bible.
|Source of Description Note:|| Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed August 22, 2014).