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How the Bible Came to Us

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Do you know...that the Bible is a world best-seller?that it is not one book but a whole library?how writing began?the name of the first English Bible?when the printing press was invented?how Bible translators work>what's so special about the Bible?Open the pages of "How the Bible came to us" and discover the answers. Read the soties of the people who made it possible fo ...more
Paperback, 44 pages
Published September 15th 1997 by Lion Children's Books (first published August 1st 1985)
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Ebookwormy
Apr 08, 2013 Ebookwormy rated it it was ok
Shelves: non-fiction, bible
I wanted to like this text of basic Bibliology for kids. It is recommended by several home school programs, and is a long form picture book of the type that I find useful across ages.

However, this book is severely dated. Published in 1985, the book opens with statistics from the 70's. These statistics reference English language translations from the 1970's as well as monetary scales (a copy of the Gutenberg Bible was sold at auction in 1978 for 1,265,000 British pounds). The information about t
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Aaron Wong
Dec 04, 2016 Aaron Wong rated it really liked it
Doney, M. (1985). How the Bible came to us: The story of the book that changed the world. Oxford, England: Lion Publishing.
Mrs Bond
Nov 15, 2009 Mrs Bond rated it liked it
Great resource for kids (and adults too) showing how the Bible came to be as we know it now. Touches on the writers, Biblical timelines, scribes and translators, as well as missionaries.. Also goes into how publishing has changed over the centuries (papyrus to parchment to codex). Lots of illustrations, color and graphics. Index, scriptural references.
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