Larry Stone The Story of the Bible

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The Story of the Bible

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In 1844 a German scholar traveled ten days by camel to amonastery guarded by the 1,100-year-old skeleton of a janitor, where thescholar discovered the world's oldest complete copy of the New Testament.

In 1947 the oldest complete manuscript of Hebrew Scripturedisappeared in Syrian riots. Part of it was later recovered, and a full pageand a fragment were also discovered in Brooklyn, New York.

In 1536 William Tyndale was burned at the stake for thecrime of publishing the New Testament in English.

The Bible is a remarkable collection of books and letters,written by more than forty authors over a period of 1,500 years. Its words havebeen studied, disputed, and treasured. They have also brought comfort,conviction, and challenge. Today at least one book of the Bible is translatedinto more than 2,400 of the world's 6,900 living languages.

The Story of the Bibleis a sweeping panorama of the Bible's 3,500-year history, answering questionssuch as: How accurate are the manuscripts we have?

Do all translations say the same thing? Was America reallyfounded on the Bible? Why are the Dead Sea Scrolls so important?

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"A captivating and colorful account of the history of theBible from parchment to print." - Ravi Zacharias, from the foreword

"The Story of theBible tells beautifully and crisply how the Bible came together and how ithas been read through the centuries. It is a joy to scan and is rich to read,an excellent book about the most unique book in the world." - Darrell Bock,Ph.D., author, Jesus: According to theScriptures and Breaking the DaVinciCode

"The Story of theBible offers breathtaking insight and compelling clues into the Bible andits power over the heart of mankind." - Rabbi Daniel Lapin, American Allianceof Jews and Christians

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Larry Stone was editorial vice president for Thomas Nelson Publishers and co-founder of Rutledge Hill Press. He has ghost written books on a variety of subjects, edited and published such biblical reference books as Nelson’s Illustrated Bible Dictionary and The Bible Almanac , and published more than a dozen New York Times bestsellers. He is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and University of Iowa, a former missionary to Zambia, and was most recently executive director of KidShape, a pediatric weight management program.

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