A General Introduction to the Bible, Revised & Expanded
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A General Introduction to the Bible, Revised & Expanded   -     By: Norman L. Geisler, William E. Nix

A General Introduction to the Bible, Revised & Expanded

Moody Publishers / 1986 / Hardcover

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A General Introduction to the Bible is a comprehensive treatment of the Bible that offers careful conservative scholarship. This large, revised edition is organized into four sections: inspiration, canonization, transmission, and translation. Several chapters have been revised and enlarged, and new charts and sections have been added that treat the doctrine of inspiration, contemporary theories of revelation and inspiration, recent trends in textual criticism, and a review of modern English Bible translations.

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Title: A General Introduction to the Bible, Revised & Expanded
By: Norman L. Geisler, William E. Nix
Format: Hardcover
Vendor: Moody Publishers
Publication Date: 1986
Dimensions: 9 1/4 X 6 (inches)
Weight: 2 pounds 7 ounces
ISBN: 0802429165
ISBN-13: 9780802429162
Stock No: WW2916X

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This book is about the Bible—the most important book that has existed in the history of the world. As you turn the pages of this revised and expanded edition, you will discover how to navigate the Bible with careful scholarship.

You will gain key insights such as:

  • Inspiration—who wrote the Bible?
  • Canonization—which books belong to it?
  • Transmission—has it been accurately preserved?
  • Translation—has it been adequately translated?


The history of the doctrine of inspiration, contemporary theories of revelation, recent trends in textual criticism, and a review of modern English Bible translations are all included. This book gives special emphasis to conservative scholarship and provides clearly defined responses to the negative criticism that undermines the authority of the Bible.

The most important book in the world must be handled with precision and understanding. Engage this valuable resource to better know the God of the Bible.

Author Bio

NORMAN GEISLER (Th.B., William Tyndale College; A.B., Wheaton College; M.A., Wheaton College Graduate School; Ph.D., Loyola University) Distinguished Professor of Apologetics at the Veritas Evangelical Seminary in Murrieta, California. He was the author or co-author of some 80 books including A General Introduction to the Bible, Baker Dictionary of Christian Apologetics, Christian Ethics, and Systematic Theology. He also wrote hundreds of articles. He and his wife of 57 years, Barbara, have six children, fifteen grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.

WILLIAM E. NIX (A.B., Wayne State University; A.M., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma) is an editorial and educational consultant based in Dallas, Texas. He has taught at several colleges and seminaries, and served as Dean at Southern Evangelical Seminary. Dr. Nix currently serves at Veritas Evangelical Seminary, Murrieta, CA as Professor of Historical and Theological Studies and Director of Master of Theological Studies. He is also President of The Electronic Bible Society. Dr. Nix is co-author with Dr. Norman L. Geisler of From God to Us and A General Introduction to the Bible. In addition, Dr. Nix has edited several books and written numerous articles. He resides with his wife, Eulaine, in Dallas, Texas.

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