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    • The Bible

    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: John Riches
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    It is sometimes said that the Bible is one of the most unread books in the world, yet has been a major force in the development of Western culture and continues to exert an enormous influence over many people's lives. This Very Short Introduction looks at the importance accorded to the Bible by different communities and cultures and attempts to explain why it has generated such a rich variety of uses and interpretations.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • An introduction to how the bible is used and read

    • By Adam Shields on 10-16-11

    Regular price: $17.50