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The Bible's cutting room floor : the Holy Scriptures missing from your Bible

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First Edition.

Offers an examination of the texts that did not make it into the canonical bible, as well as the diverse reasons for their omission and why some of them are relevant to the lives of modern people.

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Lyons Public Library 220.1 HOF (Text)
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250047960
  • ISBN: 125004796X
  • Physical Description: xi, 289 pages : illustrations, map, portrait ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin's Press, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Jerusalem: an eternal city in conflict -- The Dead Sea Scrolls: how a lost goat changed the world -- The septuagint: how 70 scholars took 70 days to get it wrong -- Josephus: the only man to be a fly on every wall -- Adam and Eve: falling down and getting back up -- Abraham: humans, idols, and gods -- Enoch: the beginning of the end -- The big picture: finding the unabridged Bible.
Summary, etc.:
Offers an examination of the texts that did not make it into the canonical bible, as well as the diverse reasons for their omission and why some of them are relevant to the lives of modern people.
Subject: Bible > Canon.
Bible > Canonical criticism.
Bible > History.
Canonical criticism.


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