The World's Greatest Book

The Story of How the Bible Came to Be

by LAWRENCE SCHIFFMAN (Author)Lawrence H. Schiffman (Editor)
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Hardcover

Description

Original texts were captured and passed down from generation to generation by elders and leaders, many inked by hand in extreme conditions. Christians and Jews canonized the Christian, Catholic, and Hebrew Bibles over a period of thousands of years. Devoted people dedicated their lives throughout time to put this unique book into the hands of people worldwide. Retrace the passion and intrigue behind the Bible's creation.

Contributors

LAWRENCE SCHIFFMAN, Author

, Editor

Lawrence H. Schiffman, Editor

Schiffman, Lawrence H.: - Lawrence Schiffman, Ph.D. is the Judge Abraham Lieberman Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University. He is a specialist in the Dead Sea Scrolls, Judaism in Late Antiquity, the history of Jewish law, and Talmudic literature. He currently serves as the Director of the Global Network for Advanced Research in Jewish Studies. Active in many professional societies, Dr. Schiffman served as President of the Association for Jewish Studies and is currently on the Board of Directors of the American Friends of the Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem and past Chair and Representative of the Orthodox Union for the International Jewish Committee on Interreligious Consultations (IJCIC), the Jewish liaison committee to the Vatican, and other religious groups. His publications include 15 books and over 200 articles on the Dead Sea Scrolls and Rabbinic Judaism.