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The Bible in Western Culture

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£11.95

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Description

This book provides concise and accessible introductions to the Bible's most important characters, events and themes, opening up understanding of the Christian element in western culture and of the Bible itself.

 

Detailed Description

The influence of the Bible on western culture is immeasurable, but many today are not as familiar with its stories and themes as they would like to be. This book provides concise and accessible introductions to the Bible's most important characters, events and themes, opening up understanding of the Christian element in western culture and of the Bible itself.

With no prior biblical knowledge required, the volume offers a framework of understanding for those exploring literature, art, music and history at any level.

The book provides:

  • extracts from the Bible
  • explanations of the themes and context of each passage
  • links to related biblical texts
  • examples of related works of art, literature and music
  • brief biographies of important figures a comprehensive glossary defining key terms chronology
  • suggested further reading

This handy, easy-to-use volume is the essential guide for those wishing to find out more about the Bible and its continuing cultural significance.

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