In this informative volume, dozens of eminent scholars explore how the Bible has influenced religious, ethical, artistic and philosophical traditions in more than 200 entries.Most of the inscriptions that have been uncovered, therefore, are on stone or pottery, and they represent only a small proportion of written materials produced at any given time. ... It is presumably to such professional writers that we should attribute the acrostic poems in the Bible. ... It is significant that one word meaning both ato learna and in the causal form ato teacha is derived from the name of the firstanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Oxford Guide to Ideas & Issues of the Bible|
|Author||:||Bruce M. Metzger|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2001-12-20|