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1001 More Things You Always Wanted to Know About the Bible

J Stephen Lang

Paperback 2001-02-11

Discover answers to the curiosities you've always held about the Bible and its influence with this fascinating and easily accessible book. A joy to browse and reference, it is sure to satisfy an inquirer's mind and spark further study of the Bible. 487 pages, from Nelson.

Publisher Description

The Bible has inflamed the hearts of poets and martyrs, spawned revolutions and reformations, and influenced cultures and personal lives in sometimes small, sometimes dramatic ways. With a teacher's wit and knowledge, bestsellling author J. Stephen Lang again turns to the Bible and navigates more of its immense treasures in his easily accessible and informative style in 1,001 More Things You Always Wanted to Know About the Bible.

You will discover answers to the questions and curiosities you have always harbored about the Bible and its influence but perhaps felt you should already know. A joy to browse and reference, this fascinating book is sure to satisfy an inquirer's mind and spark further study of the Bible.

Test your knowledge of Bible trivia:

  • In a famous folk legend, who found the "true cross" of Christ on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem?
  • In 1952, what new Bible translation caused heated opposition?
  • Who established Sunday as "The Lord's Day"?
  • Who wore girdles in Bible times?
  • What favorite children's song did Anna Bartlett Warner write?
  • What is the "mercy seat"?
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Discover answers to the curiosities you've always held about the Bible and its influence with this fascinating and easily accessible book. A joy to browse and reference, it is sure to satisfy an inquirer's mind and spark further study of the Bible. 487 pages, from Nelson.

Publisher Description

The Bible has inflamed the hearts of poets and martyrs, spawned revolutions and reformations, and influenced cultures and personal lives in sometimes small, sometimes dramatic ways. With a teacher's wit and knowledge, bestsellling author J. Stephen Lang again turns to the Bible and navigates more of its immense treasures in his easily accessible and informative style in 1,001 More Things You Always Wanted to Know About the Bible.

You will discover answers to the questions and curiosities you have always harbored about the Bible and its influence but perhaps felt you should already know. A joy to browse and reference, this fascinating book is sure to satisfy an inquirer's mind and spark further study of the Bible.

Test your knowledge of Bible trivia:

  • In a famous folk legend, who found the "true cross" of Christ on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem?
  • In 1952, what new Bible translation caused heated opposition?
  • Who established Sunday as "The Lord's Day"?
  • Who wore girdles in Bible times?
  • What favorite children's song did Anna Bartlett Warner write?
  • What is the "mercy seat"?
Koorong Code159425
ISBN0785267905
EAN9780785267904
Pages496
DepartmentAcademic
CategoryReference
PublisherThomas Nelson Publishers
Publication DateFeb 2001
Dimensions31 x 139 x 215mm
Weight0.517kg