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Summary

Ninety percent of Americans own a copy of the Bible, and while it's the most widely read book, it's also the least understood. Regardless of your religion, understanding the Bible brings much of Western art, literature, and public discourse into greater focus - from Leonardo da Vinci's "Last Supper" painting to the Wachowski brothers' The Matrix movies. People have historically turned to religion to deal with tragedy and change, and with the right insight, the Bible can be an accessible, helpful guide to life's big questions.

The Bible for Dummies appeals to people of all faiths, as well as those who don't practice any particular religion, by providing interfaith coverage of the entire Bible and the often fascinating background information that makes the Bible come alive. You'll find answers to such questions as:

  • Where did the Bible come from?
  • Who wrote the Bible?
  • How is the Bible put together?

Follow the history of the Bible from its beginning thousands of years ago as tattered scrolls to its status as the best seller of all time.

©2003 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (P)2019 Tantor

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Brilliant summary with good insights

And very well read by Eric Jason Martin! He brings out the humour beautifully and makes it a very entertaining listen

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Great little overview!

Great little overview, some of those smaller things that I never understood were made clear.

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  • PaganDeva2000
  • 25-09-19

Welcome, Dummies, to Audiobooks!

My only issue is that the chapters are not named as in other Dummies audiobooks. This makes it difficult to go to specific areas. And since this isn’t a Whisper Synch book, you cannot count on the kindle version to guide you through since the chapters don’t coincide.

Otherwise, I’m pleased as punch to see more dummies guides added to audio books. Just, please, get the chapters right.

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