History of the Bible Menu
Mike Ervin

We tell the history of the development of today's Bible(s) in 18 lessons - listed below. Each lesson will be added sequentially as they are finished and will link to the lesson presentation.

I. Telling the Story of a Book                                                      July 29

II. The Making of TaNaK                                                             August 5

III. Types of Jewish Scripture                                                    August 12

IV. Birth of the Christian New Testament                                August 19

V. The Jewish and Christian Canon                                        September 2

VI. Writing and Copying                                                           September 9

VII. Imperial Sponsorship of the Bible                                  September 16

VIII. Translations

IX. Interpretation in Medieval Christianity

X. The Renaissance, Printing, and the Bible

XI. The Protestant Reformation and the Bible

XII. Translating the Bible into Modern Languages

XIII. First Efforts at Englishing the Bible

XIV. The King James Version

XV. The Romance of Manuscripts

XVI. The Critical Text

XVII. The Historical-Critical Approach

XVIII. The Bible's Story Continues...

History of the Bible Menu

Links
Home Page