A Visual History of the English Bible: The Tumultuous Tale of the World's Bestselling Book

by Donald L Brake

Baker Publishing Group | February 6, 2014 | Hardcover

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With a full color layout and over one hundred illustrations, A Visual History of the English Bible covers the fascinating journey of the Bible from the pulpit to the people. Renowned biblical scholar Donald L. Brake invites readers to explore the process of transformation from medieval manuscripts to the contemporary translations of our day. Along the way, readers will meet many heroes of the faith--men and women who preserved and published the Scriptures, often at risk of their own lives.
From Wycliffe and Tyndale to King Henry VIII and the Geneva Bible, from the Bishop''s Bible and the King James Version to the American Revolution and the Civil War, this tumultuous tale is history come alive. This book is perfect for history buffs, bibliophiles, and anyone interested in the colorful account of the world''s most popular book.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 352 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 11.11 in

Published: February 6, 2014

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 080101316X

ISBN - 13: 9780801013164

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A Visual History of the English Bible: The Tumultuous Tale of the World's Bestselling Book

by Donald L Brake

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 352 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 11.11 in

Published: February 6, 2014

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 080101316X

ISBN - 13: 9780801013164

About the Book

With a full color layout and more than 100 illustrations, "A Visual History of the English Bible" covers the fascinating journey of the Bible from the pulpit to the people.

From the Publisher

With a full color layout and over one hundred illustrations, A Visual History of the English Bible covers the fascinating journey of the Bible from the pulpit to the people. Renowned biblical scholar Donald L. Brake invites readers to explore the process of transformation from medieval manuscripts to the contemporary translations of our day. Along the way, readers will meet many heroes of the faith--men and women who preserved and published the Scriptures, often at risk of their own lives.
From Wycliffe and Tyndale to King Henry VIII and the Geneva Bible, from the Bishop''s Bible and the King James Version to the American Revolution and the Civil War, this tumultuous tale is history come alive. This book is perfect for history buffs, bibliophiles, and anyone interested in the colorful account of the world''s most popular book.

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

About the Author

Donald L. Brake (PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is Dean Emeritus, Multnomah Biblical Seminary, Portland, Oregon. An avid collector of rare Bibles and manuscripts for more than 30 years, he amassed one of the most complete private collections of rare English Bibles and Greek New Testaments in America, which are now in the Dunham Bible Museum at the Houston Baptist University. He is a former pastor and the author of A Visual History of the English Bible. Brake lives in Washington.
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