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Bible in Its Making, The

By Duff, Mildred

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Title: Bible in Its Making, The  
Author: Duff, Mildred
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Language: English
Subject: Non-fiction, Religion, Literature
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Bible in Its Making, The
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1912
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

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Duff, M., & Hope, N. (1912). Bible in Its Making, The. Retrieved from http://self.gutenberg.org/


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One great universal law runs through the realm of nature. Our Saviour gave it in a sentence: 'First the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear.' It is with the desire to show that the same law rules in another of God's creations—The Bible—that this little volume has been prepared. The Bible has as literally 'grown' as has an oak tree; and probably there is no more likeness between the Bible as we know it to-day and its earliest beginning, than we find between the mighty tree, and the acorn from which it sprang. The subject is so vast that we have not attempted anything beyond the briefest outline. Our purpose has been merely to give some idea of the origin of the Bible books, up to the measure of our present light upon the subject, and also to show the purpose for which they were written. But if our readers, by seeing something of the wonder and glory of the Holy Scriptures, are able to catch a glimpse of the Creator's mind behind the whole, our work will not have been in vain. (Foreword, by Mildred Duff)

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Electronic recorded live performance of a reading

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Religion, Literature


 
 



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