In the beginning : bibles before the year 1000 / Michelle Brown, editor.

Contributor(s): Brown, Michelle (Michelle P.) | Freer Gallery of Art | Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)Publication details: Washington, D.C. : Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 2006Description: 360 p. ; 27 cmISBN: 9781588342409 (hardcover); 1588342409 (hardcover); 9780934686037 (pbk.); 0934686033 (pbk.)Subject(s): Bible -- History | Bible -- Manuscripts -- History | Bible -- Publication and distribution -- HistoryDDC classification: 220.4/074753 LOC classification: BS445 | .I5 2006Other classification: 11.32 Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Acknowledgements -- Foreword from the Freer Gallery of art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Foreword from the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford -- Introduction by Michelle Brown -- Charles Lang Freer as collector of biblical manuscripts by Ann Gunter -- The journey of the text -- Chronology -- Map -- Catalogue -- Discovering the Bible -- Scroll and codex -- The earliest Hebrew scriptures -- The earliest Christian scriptures -- Formation and codification : the evolution of the Bible -- From Babel to Pentecost : sacred languages and the vernaculars -- Spreading the Word -- The single-volume Bible -- The book as desert, the scribe as evangelist -- From eastern deserts to western isles -- Early Christian Britain and Ireland -- Book as icon -- Reference catalogue -- Manuscripts and lenders in the exhibition -- Glossary and who's who.
Item type Home library Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book Evangelische Theologische Faculteit Leuven
Main Library
BS 445 BEGI 2006 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 35678000280224

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Acknowledgements -- Foreword from the Freer Gallery of art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Foreword from the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford -- Introduction by Michelle Brown -- Charles Lang Freer as collector of biblical manuscripts by Ann Gunter -- The journey of the text -- Chronology -- Map -- Catalogue -- Discovering the Bible -- Scroll and codex -- The earliest Hebrew scriptures -- The earliest Christian scriptures -- Formation and codification : the evolution of the Bible -- From Babel to Pentecost : sacred languages and the vernaculars -- Spreading the Word -- The single-volume Bible -- The book as desert, the scribe as evangelist -- From eastern deserts to western isles -- Early Christian Britain and Ireland -- Book as icon -- Reference catalogue -- Manuscripts and lenders in the exhibition -- Glossary and who's who.