In-Store Date:
September 19, 2017
Hard Cover
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Product Overview
Adventure-filled narrative untangles the intriguing web of people and events that shaped history’s most powerful book. From the earliest oral traditions to ink on parchment and ultimately the printing press, this is the story behind the best-selling book of all time.

Original texts were captured and passed down from generation to generation by elders and leaders, many inked by hand in extreme conditions. Christians and Jews canonized the Christian, Catholic, and Hebrew Bibles over a period of thousands of years. Devoted people dedicated their lives throughout time to put this unique book into the hands of people worldwide. Retrace the passion and intrigue behind the Bible’s creation.

Format: Jacketed Hardcover with two 8-page color photo sections
Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 256
Category: Religion / History
Carton Qty: 24
About Lawrence H. Schiffman, PH.D., Jerry Pattengale, PH.D.
Lawrence Schiffman, Ph.D. is the Judge Abraham Lieberman Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University. He is a specialist in the Dead Sea Scrolls, Judaism in Late Antiquity, the history of Jewish law, and Talmudic literature. He currently serves as the Director of the Global Network for Advanced Research in Jewish Studies. His publications include 15 books and over 200 articles on the Dead Sea Scrolls and Rabbinic Judaism.

Jerry Pattingale, Ph.D. is a scholar, researcher, author, and speaker. He currently serves as the Executive Director of Education at Museum of the Bible, where he oversees an international team of academics, writers, researchers, media specialists, and editors developing a Bible curriculum for students. He also directs, is an associate publisher for Christian Scholar’s Review and serves on the boards of Religion News Service and Yale University’s Jonathan Edwards Center.