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Candle History of the Bible

Tim Dowley

64 pages
SPCK Group

An easy-to-read history of our Bible through the ages introduces the story behind the writing of the Bible itself.

Packed with fascinating facts and detailed illustrations exploring the origins of the books of the Bible, translations and early printings.

A companion title to Candle Bible Handbook.

Books of the Bible
Where did the bible come from
Who wrote the Bible,
How the Bible was written down
How Writing began
What Language was the Bible written in
Why was the Bible Written on Scrolls
Scrolls in Jars
How the Bible survived
Copying Monks
Translating the Bible
Precious Books
Into Ordinary Words
Printing Speeds things up
A Flood of translations to the New World and Beyond.

Author Bio
Dr Tim Dowley is a historian and a prolific author and editor of Bible resources for adults and children. He holds a bachelor's degree in History and a doctorate in Church History, both from the University of Manchester, England. He has written a number of children's stories and books onbiblical subjects and the history of Christianity, as well as works onmusic and literature. Tim has traveled extensively, particularly in Israel, Turkey and other biblical lands. He lives in South London with his wife and family.