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Rose Publishing / 2003 / Compact disc

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Increase Confidence in the Reliability of the Bible! This PowerPoint® Version of How We Got The Bible  includes more than 180 slides, enough material for several lessons.

This time line of key people and events in the history of the Bible shows ancient writing materials, such as stone and clay tablets, leather scrolls, papyrus, early hand copied books, and more. Features people who gave their lives to translate and print the Bible, including William Tyndale, John Wycliffe, King James, Erasmus, and Johann Gutenberg. Perfect for new Christians as well as long-time believers.


Teach about:

  • How the Bible was written
  • Early writing materials
  • Early Bible Translations
  • People who gave their lives bringing us the Bible
  • Reasons to believe in the accuracy of Scripture


Contributors:

  • Philip W. Comfort, Ph.D., Visiting Professor, New Testament (1986-1996), Wheaton College and Sr. Editor, Bible Reference, Tyndale House Publishers;
  • Erroll F. Rhodes, Assistant Director, Bible Study Helps, American Bible Society; John McRay, Ph.D., Professor of New Testament and Archaeology, Wheaton College Graduate school;
  • Michael Cochrane, MA Semitic Languages; Lawrence Scrivani, SM


System requirements:

To run these versions of PowerPoint® presentations, you must have Microsoft PowerPoint® 2001 or higher already installed on your computer (this CD does not come with the PowerPoint® application) and Adobe Acrobat® Reader 4.0 or higher (if you wish to print out the handouts), as well as :

Minimum for PC:

Pentium III or better
Windows 98, 98 2nd ed., NT®4.0 with Service Pack 6, Windows ME, Windows XP Home or Professional
CD drive
256-Color Monitor

Minimum for Macintosh:

Mac OS 8.5 or higher
PowerPC ,G3, or higher
CD drive
256-Color Monitor
This version of the presentation has been tested on U.S. computers only.
Microsoft PowerPoint® and Adobe Acrobat® are registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation and Adobe Corp. respectively.

Product Information

Format: Compact disc
Vendor: Rose Publishing
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 7.5 X 5.25 (inches)
ISBN: 1890947466
ISBN-13: 9781890947460
UPC: 646723002756
Availability: In Stock

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Rose PowerPoint FAQ

What do I need to have in order to run Rose Publishing PowerPoint presentations on my computer?
For the best possible performance, you will need Microsoft PowerPoint 2001 or higher already installed on your computer.

Are these just artistic backgrounds?
No, these are ready-to-use PowerPoint presentations with 80-350 slides including text, photos and illustrations.

I don't have Microsoft PowerPoint, can I view the slides another way?
Microsoft PowerPoint "Viewer" is available as a free download at Microsoft.com. On the Mac, the Keynote app displays PowerPoint presentations as well. In addition, there are many free open source applications that will view PowerPoint presentations. Google Drive is an example.

Can I view a Rose PowerPoint Presentation on my smartphone, iPod, iPad or Creative Media player?
iPhone - Yes, there are Apps available for the iPhone that will display PowerPoint Presentations. Search for PowerPoint on the App Store in iTunes.
iPod Photo & the Creative Media Player - You can export the slides as JPEG files from PowerPoint and view them as a slideshow.
iPad - Yes, you can use a variety of apps to do this including Keynote; however it is not guaranteed that all the PowerPoint presentations will run as they were intended to run in PowerPoint.
Smartphones - You can't actually run the PowerPoint (PPT) files directly but you can convert your PPTs to an appropriate format such as MP4, a common video format for various mobile device. There are converters available around the web, such as PPTMovie.
What do I need to have in order to view and print the notes, handouts, booklet, or catalog?
Your computer must have Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 or higher. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader you can download a free copy of the software by following these instructions:

Go to http://get.adobe.com/reader/. Follow the directions as they appear on Adobe's web site to download the Reader. This will allow you to read the worksheets, handouts, and Rose catalog. For technical support, call Adobe at (800) 833-6687.

I have Microsoft PowerPoint 2001 or newer, but my presentation still does not work effectively. What do I do?
If this happens, exit out of all programs. Open Microsoft PowerPoint, and open the Rose presentation by clicking on the File menu, click Open, and select the Rose PowerPoint presentation.

Do the Rose PowerPoint presentations have videos and/or music along with the graphics and information provided?
Currently, Rose PowerPoint presentations are for teaching use only. They provide the instructor with teacher's notes, student handouts, and well-researched, informative information along with related paintings, photographs, and illustrations. For this reason, videos and music are not provided.

Do I need to have an LCD projector in order to show my presentations to the rest of the class?
A LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) projector projects the image from your computer onto a screen for classroom viewing. For a more inexpensive route, you can display these PowerPoint presentations on your computer monitor or your television screen by using a PC-to-TV converter. Rose Publishing does not provide either the LCD projector or the PC-to-TV converter.

I can open the presentation;however, none of the hyperlinks work.
The hyperlinks work only while a slide show is running - not while you are in normal view or slide sorter view. Click the slide show button.

Will the Rose Publishing PowerPoint presentation work in my TV's DVD player?
The Rose Publishing PowerPoint presentations are all on a CD-ROM and will only work in a computer. Currently there are no Rose Publishing slide shows available as DVDs.

Will my Rose Publishing PowerPoint presentation work on any kind of computer?
The minimum requirements for PCs are: Pentium III or better, Windows 98, 98 2nd ed., NT 4.0 with Service Pack 6, Millennium, or Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, and Windows Vista, a CD drive, 256-color monitor

The minimum requirements for Macintoshes are: Mac OS 8.5 - 9.X: Microsoft PowerPoint 2001 for Macintosh, Mac OS 10.X: Microsoft PowerPoint 2004 for Macintosh or higher, a CD drive, 256-color monitor

Am I allowed to add my own information to the Rose PowerPoint presentations?
The Rose Publishing PowerPoint presentation is copyrighted. You may edit the presentation for face-to-face classroom instruction. You may include Rose slides in your own face-to-face presentations. However, if you wish to duplicate the presentation, email it or post it on a web site, you are required to pay an additional fee. See our PowerPoint permission page by clicking here or contact Copyright Clearance Center. Keep in mind that editing the Rose PowerPoint presentation may damage any hyperlinks preprogrammed in the original presentation. Without explicit written permission, sales and/or distribution of your edited version or any presentation that includes Rose slides, will be considered a copyright violation.

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  1. Bemidji, MN
    Age: 55-65
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    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Overall a good product for the price.
    June 20, 2014
    CollegeInstructor
    Bemidji, MN
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
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    Meets Expectations: 4
    I received from Rose Publishing the following Powerpoint to review: How We Got the Bible

    I am the Chair of the Biblical Studies department at my college and teach various courses in Biblical Studies. I have used this powerpoint throughout this past school year and have found it very well done and helpful for the classroom.

    The powerpoint includes 179 slides. The slides are clearly labeled and well laid out. The slides begin with background information regarding the Bible's composition. The history of the English Bible in various time periods is then examined (approximately 50 slides). The time periods are broken down into the following eras: 1500 BC - AD 500 section; 500 - 1500; 1500 - 1900; 1900 - 2003. The powerpoint then includes approximately 30 slides illustrating the use of ancient manuscripts (Dead Sea Scrolls, early codexes, etc.) in modern English translations. It follows with approximately 25 slides depicting various English translations of John 1:1. There are eight slides which illustrate the advance of Bible translation between AD 200 and AD 2000. The powerpoint then summarizes the powerpoint by listing "Ten Key points." Also included are 9 additional slides which discuss the Gospel of Judas.

    This is a good collection of slides which would be useful in the classroom setting, for Sunday school, or even to supplement the Sunday morning sermon. The slides are not locked so the information can be tweaked to fit the particular situation. In addition to the slides, there are notes available in .pdf format. These notes are broken down into 6 sections: How We Got the Bible Overview, Ten Key Points, Four Important people, Teaching Tips (including ideas for children); Origin and Growth of the Bible (chart); Bible Translation.

    This powerpoint is a good bargin for the price. Its strength lies in presenting a history of the Bible in English. I recommend it to all who desire to help their students/congregation better understand how we received the English Bible we have today.
  2. 4 Stars Out Of 5
    August 1, 2008
    Thomas Sutter
    If you like to use PowerPoint in your teaching (I do) this is fairly complete. However, know in advance, it doesn't replace the necessary research. It mostly sets up the PP slides for you. It does save a lot of time; but to use it effectively, you will still need to do the research.
  3. 4 Stars Out Of 5
    January 28, 2008
    Aelwyn Williams
    Here we have a monumental amount of information regarding the background to the Bible. It is a valuable resource for anyone who has to make a presentation on the topic or elements of it. Money well spent.
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