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The Origin of the Bible

by Comfort, Philip W.

Tyndale 2004

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Overview

Many books have been written about the Bible, but few explain its origins. This volume provides a fascinating overview of how the Bible was first inspired, canonized, read as sacred literature, copied in ancient Hebrew and Greek manuscripts, and eventually translated into the languages of the world. No other one-volume work can match this wealth of information about the historical development of the Bible, written by numerous noted theologians.

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Key Features

  • Focuses on the Bible’s divine inspiration, lasting authority, and infallibility
  • Essay on the Old Testament and New Testament apocrypha
  • Elucidates the literary background of the Bible
  • Describes the ancient biblical manuscripts that have been discovered and used in forming editions of the Hebrew and Greek texts
  • Provides information about the biblical languages and Bible translation itself

Contributors

  • Harold O. J. Brown
  • R. T. Beckwith
  • F. F. Bruce
  • Philip W. Comfort
  • Raymond L. Elliot
  • Milton C. Fisher
  • R. K. Harrison
  • Carl F. H. Henry
  • Mark R. Norton
  • J. I. Packer
  • Leland Ryken
  • Larry Walker
  • Victor Walter

Product Details

  • Title: The Origin of the Bible
  • Editor: Philip W. Comfort
  • Publisher: Tyndale
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Pages: 352

About Philip W. Comfort

Philip W. Comfort is an adjunct professor of New Testament at the Pawley’s Island, South Carolina Center of the Trinity Episcopal Seminary. He is also general editor of Cornerstone Biblical Commentary Series (CBC) (9 vols.).