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Book by Geoghegan Jeffrey Homan Michael
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Ninety percent of Americans own a copy of the Bible, and while it's the most widely read book, it's also the least understood. Regardless of your religion, understanding the Bible brings much of Western art, literature, and public discourse into greater focus from Leonardo da Vinci's "Last Supper" painting to the Wachowski brothers' The Matrix movies. People have historically turned to religion to deal with tragedy and change, and with the right insight, the Bible can be an accessible, helpful guide to life's big questions. The Bible For Dummies appeals to people of all faiths, as well as those who don't practice any particular religion, by providing interfaith coverage of the entire Bible and the often fascinating background information that makes the Bible come alive. You'll find answers to such questions as: - Where did the Bible come from? - Who wrote the Bible? - How is the Bible put together? Follow the history of the Bible from its beginning thousands of years ago as tattered scrolls to its status as the bestseller of all time. The Bible For Dummies covers these topics and more: - Ten people in the Bible you should know - The Hebrew Bible - The Apocrypha's hidden treasures - What's new about the New Testament - Israel's wisdom, literature, and love poetry - The Bible's enduring influence - The prophets: more than fortunetellers Discover the world's all-time bestseller in an entirely new light. Whether you're interested in broadening your spiritual horizons, uncovering the symbolism of Western culture, or gaining a deeper understanding of the book you grew up reading, The Bible For Dummies has all the information you need to navigate this ancient and fascinating book.Contraportada:
An easy-to-follow guide to the bestselling book of all time
Get a better understanding of the Bible and how it shapes our world
What is the Bible all about? Who wrote it? What's the difference between Jewish and Christian Bibles? Featuring an interfaith perspective, handy maps, and enlightening discussions of the Bible's vast cultural influence, this reference guide provides answers to these questions and presents fascinating facts that bring the Bible to life.
The Dummies Way
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Descripción Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2002. Condición: New. book. Nº de ref. del artículo: M0764552961
Descripción Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2002. Paperback. Condición: New. Nº de ref. del artículo: mon0000185000
Descripción Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2002. Paperback. Condición: New. 1. Nº de ref. del artículo: DADAX0764552961
Descripción Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2002. Paperback. Condición: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. del artículo: P110764552961