By Jaroslav Pelikan
Jaroslav Pelikan, largely considered as some of the most amazing historians of our day, now presents a transparent and fascinating account of the Bible’s trip from oral narrative to Hebrew and Greek textual content to today’s numerous variants. Pelikan explores the evolution of the Jewish, Protestant, and Catholic models and the advance of the printing press and its impression at the Reformation, the interpretation into sleek languages, and ranging colleges of serious scholarship. Whose Bible Is It? is a triumph of scholarship that also is a excitement to learn.
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