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Our Bible and the Ancient Manuscripts

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Hardback Fifth Edition revised and enlarged published by Eyre & Spottiswoode in 1965. Boards very good slight bumping on the end tail. Text block in very good condition. End paper is tanned. Pages mainly in very good condition. Several pages have been written on the border to highlight section for ease of locating chapter details. Image panels in excellent condition.

Debate about the accuracy of Holy Scripture due to translation and other errors has occurred over the centuries. Kenyon examines the details of textual criticism from several perspectives including the Variorum Bible. The first nine chapters focus on the non-English language origins of Holy Scripture. The final two chapters examine the textual quality of English language manuscript Bibles and printed Bibles. The book is nicely endowed with 25 plates of woodcuts and other graphics. An Appendix displays scripture specimens from Hebrews of nine English language translations from Tyndale's New Testament of 1525 through the Revised Standard Version of 1881.

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Author(s):
Sir Frederic Kenyon
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Eyre & Spottiswoode

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Hardback Fifth Edition revised and enlarged published by Eyre & Spottiswoode in 1965. Boards very good slight bumping on the end tail. Text block in very good condition. End paper is tanned. Pages mainly in very good condition. Several pages have been written on the border to highlight section for ease of locating chapter details. Image panels in excellent condition.

Debate about the accuracy of Holy Scripture due to translation and other errors has occurred over the centuries. Kenyon examines the details of textual criticism from several perspectives including the Variorum Bible. The first nine chapters focus on the non-English language origins of Holy Scripture. The final two chapters examine the textual quality of English language manuscript Bibles and printed Bibles. The book is nicely endowed with 25 plates of woodcuts and other graphics. An Appendix displays scripture specimens from Hebrews of nine English language translations from Tyndale's New Testament of 1525 through the Revised Standard Version of 1881.

Author(s):
Sir Frederic Kenyon
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Eyre & Spottiswoode

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