The Handy Bible Answer Book

The Handy Bible Answer Book

Understanding the World's All-time Bestseller

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Baker & Taylor
Presents easy-to-understand explanations to common questions in the Bible, offering key terms, people, places, and events, and helps readers analyze both Old and New Testaments.

Perseus Publishing
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The Bible is a beloved text owned by nearly all Americans. It’s probably on your reading list, but it can be a daunting work to master.The Handy Bible Answer Book illuminates the secrets and reveals the wisdom of the Bible. Through easy-to-understand explanations to common questions, this book examines, story-by-story, the origins and history of the meanings of chapters, verses, and parables.

Offering enlightening explanations and defining key terms, people, places, and events, this user-friendly guide is for anyone interested in learning more about the Bible. It brings context to readers by answering more than 1,700 commonly asked questions about the Good Book, including:

How has archeology contributed to understanding the Bible?
What are some of the most notable Bible translations through the ages?
What was the Day of Atonement?
How did Gideon obey God’s call?
According to Peter, what was the benefit of faith?
What is the Apocrypha?

This comprehensive resource provides concise, straightforward information, drawing from five different translations of the Bible and other sources, it's designed to let even casual readers dig deeply into the Bible. It helps bring the Good Book's parables, stories, history, and power to your life.

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This Q&A reference for general readers and students in middle school and up features a conversational writing style, a respectful sense of humor, and engaging b&w historical illustrations and contemporary photos. Concise Q&A entries quiz readers on key figures, stories, events, and concepts. Material is in sections on the development of the Bible from ancient times, books of the Old and New Testaments, the Bible and archaeology, and the Bible and pop culture. The book also includes a glossary and a list of major versions of the Bible. Distributed by Independent Publishers Group. Annotation ©2014 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Detroit [Michigan] : Visible Ink Press, [2014]
ISBN: 9781578594788
Branch Call Number: 220.61 P9355h 2014
Characteristics: xii, 420 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Bible answer book


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