For 40 years, this book has been a classic guide for Bible students, containing a factual account of how the Bible has been preserved and handed down to current generations, including discussions on the Septuagint and the Latin Vulgate. This new edition features revisions to each chapter and new chapters.
How and when did the books of the Bible originate? In what sense are these books different from other books? How have these books been preserved and transmitted to us? Why do we have so many different translations of the Bible?How We Got the Bible provides factual, accessible answers to questions like these. A classic guide for Bible students, it has sold more than 300,000 copies during its forty years in print. Now, in this new edition, each chapter has been revised and chapters have been added, including two on the Septuagint and the Latin Vulgate.