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The Bible

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Book Basics

Title:

The Bible

Author:

Various

Pages:

2161

Genres:

History, Poetry, Religion, Law, Romance Novel, Wisdom, Apocalyptic And Post-Apocalyptic Fiction, Prophecy, Parable, Epistle

Synopsis

The Bible is a canonical collection of texts considered sacred in Judaism as well as in Christianity. The term Bible is shared between the two religions, although the contents of each of their collections of canonical texts is not the same. Different religious groups include different books within their canons, in different orders, and sometimes divide or combine books, or incorporate additional material into canonical books. The Hebrew Bible, or Tanakh, contains twenty-four books divided into three parts: the five books of the Torah, the Nevi'im, and the Ketuvim. Christian Bibles range from the sixty-six books of the Protestant canon to the eighty-one books of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church canon. The first part of Christian Bibles is the Old Testament, which contains, at minimum, the twenty-four books of the Hebrew Bible divided into thirty-nine books and ordered differently than the Hebrew Bible. The Catholic Church and Eastern Christian churches also hold certain deuterocanonical books and passages to be part of the Old Testament canon. The second part is the New Testament, containing twenty-seven books: the four Canonical gospels, Acts of the Apostles, twenty-one Epistles or letters, and the Book of Revelation.

Quotes

"The love of money is the root of all evil."
"Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks."
"Obedience is better than sacrifice."
"Where there is no vision, the people perish."
"Man shall not live by bread alone."
"For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also."
"Stand still and see the salvation of the "

Characters

Satan, Jesus, Joseph Husband of Mary, Mary, Esther, John the Baptist, Paul the Apostle, Adam, Moses, Agabus, Gabriel, Barnabas, Saul, Joshua, Daniel, Anna the Prophetess, Elizabeth, Abraham, Elisha, Philip the Evangelist, John of Patmos, Zechariah, Job, Manahen, Judas Barsabbas, Noah, Peter, Andrew, Elijah, Lucius of Cyrene, Abel, Samuel

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