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The rise and fall of the Bible : the unexpected history of an accidental book, Timothy Beal

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The rise and fall of the Bible : the unexpected history of an accidental book
Title
The rise and fall of the Bible
Title remainder
the unexpected history of an accidental book
Statement of responsibility
Timothy Beal
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An acclaimed author takes readers back to early Christianity to ask how a box of handwritten scrolls became the Bible, and forward to see how the multibillion-dollar business that has created Biblezines and Manga Bibles is selling down the Bible's sacred capital
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beal, Timothy K.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BS511.3
LC item number
.B43 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The rise and fall of the Bible : the unexpected history of an accidental book, Timothy Beal
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [200]-225) and index
Contents
The end of the Word as we know it : a personal introduction. Magic 8 ball Bible ; The rise of a cultural icon ; The way of salvation ; So long, Judas ; The course of this book ; My utmost, revisited -- The greatest story ever sold. Sodom and Gomorrah equals love ; Biblical consumerism ; Expectations of Biblical proportions ; By whose authority? -- Biblical values. Felt needs ; Values added ; Finding your niche ; Necessary supplements ; If that's what it means, why doesn't it say so? ; Manga Bibles ; A different cookie -- Twilight of the idol. The evangelical dilemma ; Selling out ; Type's setting ; Distress crop ; Behold your God -- What would Jesus read? Jesus sings ; Christianity before the Bible ; No original ; No canon ; Early Christian network society -- The story of the Good Book. Remembering what's lost ; Scrolling down to the book ; Scattered throughout the whole world ; After Gutenberg ; Multiplying the leaves ; Lost in translations ; Not a rock but a river -- Library of questions. Mark Twain's drugstore ; Letting suffering speak ; Trials of God ; Weak rope theory ; Is the Bible a failure? ; Faith in ambiguity ; Nothing but a burning light ; The Bible by the side of the road -- And I feel fine. Cracking the binding ; Loose canon ; Back to the future ; Living conversations ; Seeds to go around ; Word without end
Control code
318415577
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 244 p.
Isbn
9780151013586
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010005734
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)318415577
Label
The rise and fall of the Bible : the unexpected history of an accidental book, Timothy Beal
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [200]-225) and index
Contents
The end of the Word as we know it : a personal introduction. Magic 8 ball Bible ; The rise of a cultural icon ; The way of salvation ; So long, Judas ; The course of this book ; My utmost, revisited -- The greatest story ever sold. Sodom and Gomorrah equals love ; Biblical consumerism ; Expectations of Biblical proportions ; By whose authority? -- Biblical values. Felt needs ; Values added ; Finding your niche ; Necessary supplements ; If that's what it means, why doesn't it say so? ; Manga Bibles ; A different cookie -- Twilight of the idol. The evangelical dilemma ; Selling out ; Type's setting ; Distress crop ; Behold your God -- What would Jesus read? Jesus sings ; Christianity before the Bible ; No original ; No canon ; Early Christian network society -- The story of the Good Book. Remembering what's lost ; Scrolling down to the book ; Scattered throughout the whole world ; After Gutenberg ; Multiplying the leaves ; Lost in translations ; Not a rock but a river -- Library of questions. Mark Twain's drugstore ; Letting suffering speak ; Trials of God ; Weak rope theory ; Is the Bible a failure? ; Faith in ambiguity ; Nothing but a burning light ; The Bible by the side of the road -- And I feel fine. Cracking the binding ; Loose canon ; Back to the future ; Living conversations ; Seeds to go around ; Word without end
Control code
318415577
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 244 p.
Isbn
9780151013586
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010005734
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)318415577

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