Bible Origins - "How the Bible Came to Us"

Kenneth Hart, MD leads this series on the text, translation, and preservation of the Bible - "Textual Criticism" or "Lower Criticism"

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HANDOUTS AND RECORDINGS
Handouts (25 handouts with mostly 3 or 4 pages per handout) and Recordings (27 recordings of approximately one hour audio each) for this series entitled "Bible Origins: How the Bible Came to Us." Please note, you can start an audio file and "minimize" it, then open the handout and follow the printed material on your computer screen!

1. The History of the Bible - Introduction

Handout - #1

2. How the Christian Bible Came To Be

Handout - #2

3. The Formation of the Hebrew and Christian Bibles

Handout - #3

4. Writing and Copying Biblical Books by Hand

Handout - #4

5. Christianity and the Christian Bible Become "Official"

Handout - #5

6. Versions and Revisions: God's Word Translated

Handout - #6

7. Two Latin Bibles Compete

Handout - #7

8. Christianity Expands into New Languages and Cultures

Handout - #8

9. Monks and Monastaries

Handout - #9

10. Jews Living Under Christianity and Islam

Handout - #10

11. The Bible in the Dark Ages

Handout - #11

12. The "Underground Church" in Medieval Times

Handout - #12

13. Christianity and the Bible Arrive in Great Britain

Handout - #13

14. Awakening and Renaissance in Europe

Handout - #14

MP3 Audio Download and/or Listen - #14 (with end of #13)

15. Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation

Handout - #15

16. Protestantism Divides Europe

Handout - #16

17. Putting the Bible into English

Handout - #17

18. The King James Version

Handout - #18

19. The Changing Role of Manuscripts

Handout - #19

20. Do We Have the Right Words?

Handout - #20

21. Reason and Scripture

Handout - #21

22. Contemporary Jews and The Tanakh

Handout - #22

23. Biblical Issues Among Modern Christians

Handout - #23 

24. The Story of the Bible Never Stops

Handout - #24

25. Where Are We Now?

Handout - #25