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The Bible

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  • A general introduction to the Bible: This page gives a quick introduction to the Christian Scriptures covering such questions as "What is the Bible?" and "What does 'Bible' mean?", introduces the reader to the format and content of the Bible and takes a quick look at the necessary approach to reading the Bible.
  • An introduction to using the Bible: This page familiarises the reader with the reference system of the Bible, as well as typical Book abbreviations and alternative representations of the reference system.
  • The reliability of the Bible: This page provides basic answers to common misconceptions about the Bible, and finds that the New Testament is actually the most reliable document to come down to us from its time-period.
  • Various translations of the Bible: This page gives an introduction, history and quick review of many of the mainstream English translations of the Bible such as the KJV, RSV, NIV, NRSV, ESV, The Message, etc.
  • Get yourself a Bible: This page lists a number of places on the Internet to download a Bible or to view online Bibles, and suggests ways to get a physical copy of the Bible (always recommended), listing the types of factors you have to take into consideration when choosing a Bible and explaining why these are important.

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