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How We Got the Bible
Lightfoot, Neil R.

How We Got the Bible

ISBN: 9780801072611
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Book Description:

How We Got the Bible provides well-researched, accessible answers to many questions. Learn about the first materials used to write down the words of Scripture. Uncover the facts of some of history's most fascinating archaeological discoveries, including those of the Sinaitic Manuscript, the Oxyrhynchus Papyri, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Travel through history, from Jerome to Tyndale and beyond, as Neil R. Lightfoot discusses the origin, transmission, and translation of the Bible.

Illustrations and review questions at the end of each chapter make this book ideal for either individual or group study. Concise and engaging, How We Got the Bible is a useful resource for anyone who wants to know the story behind the most widely read book of all time.


Neil R. Lightfoot (Ph.D., Duke University) serves as Frank Pack Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas.

Additional Information:

Cover: Softcover
Number of Pages: 224
Author: Lightfoot, Neil R.
Publisher: Baker Books
Publication Date: 2003