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The Tumultuous Tale of the World's Bestselling Book

by Donald L. Brake;


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A Visual History of the English Bible

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The fascinating journey of the Bible from the pulpit to the people

Dozens of English translations of the Bible are available today, but Scripture was not always so easy to obtain. Donald L. Brake invites you to discover the tumultuous tale of how the Bible was transformed from medieval manuscripts read only by clergy to a bestseller widely available in contemporary languages.

From John Wycliffe to King Henry VIII, from the Geneva Bible and the King James Version to the American Revolution and the Civil War, Donald L. Brake brings to life the story of the Bible's transformation into an English bestseller. Along the way you'll meet a number of heroes of the Christian faith who dedicated themselves to preserving and publishing the Scriptures, often at risk to their own lives. You'll also find over one hundred illustrations, helpful explanations of principles in Bible translation and biblical interpretation, and a comparison of today's major new translations. You'll never take your copies of the English Bible for granted again.

"Brake opens up a world of information about the English Bible. I found myself repeating the exclamation, 'I didn't know that!' I have several popular books on the history of the English Bible, but none that so thoroughly addresses the historical background of those hoary tomes of the Reformation era as does Brake's."--Daniel B. Wallace, executive director, Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts

"Compellingly written and richly illustrated. The reader will be drawn into the many twists and turns that the Bible took from the monasteries to the masses."--Charles C. Ryrie, editor, Ryrie Study Bible; author, Balancing the Christian Life, Basic Theology, and Survey of Bible Doctrine

Donald L. Brake (PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is vice president and dean of Multnomah Biblical Seminary in Portland, Oregon. A former pastor, Brake lives in Camas, Washington.

A Visual History of the English Bible by Donald L. Brake was published by Baker Book House USA in November 2008 and is our 30179th best seller. The ISBN for A Visual History of the English Bible is 9780801013164.

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Page last updated 25th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formathardback
PublisherBaker Book House USA (November 2008)
Weight898g
Number of Pages304
Thickness28 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780801013164
ISBN-10080101316X
Product Code1158689
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