New Publication: 'The Bible'

December 4, 2020

Discover the latest WENTK online publication:

The Bible: What Everyone Needs to Know®

By Michael Coogan

The Bible


What is the Bible? As a text considered sacred by some, its stories and language appear throughout the fine arts and popular culture, from Shakespeare to Saturday Night Live. In Michael Coogan’s eagerly awaited addition to Oxford’s What Everyone Needs to Know® series, conflicts and controversies surrounding the world’s bestselling book are addressed in a straightforward Q&A format. This book provides an unbiased look at biblical authority and authorship, the Bible’s influence in Western culture, the disputes over meaning and interpretation, and the state of biblical scholarship today.

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The online publication of The Bible completes our launch of the What Everyone Needs to Know® online product. New books to the series will be added online annually.

If you are a librarian find out how to get access, or if you are a student or academic complete our librarian recommendation form to recommend What Everyone Needs to Know® to your librarian for an institutional free trial.