Readership: General readers, and students of theology, Biblical criticism, Christianity, etc.
John Riches, Professor of Divinity and Biblical Criticism, University of Glasgow
"John Riche's more postage-stamp-sized The Bible offers a balanced, scholarly overview." - The Independent, 22/12/2001
1. Who reads the bible?; 2. How the Bible was written; 3. The making of the Bible; 4. The Bible in the world of the believers; 5. The Bible and its critics; 6. The Bible in the non-western world; 7. The Bible in high and popular culture; 8. The Bible in politics; 9. Conclusion; Further reading; Index