Search for "Bible Introduction" in Amazon and you're presented with a list of several hundred titles. How can you sort out the trivial from the profound, the rubbish from the pearls of wisdom? Well, here's a start at least. Here are a few basic reference works that will help you discover something of the background to the King of Books. With grateful thanks to Luke Jenner.
|The New Testament: An Introduction to Its Literature and History||J Gresham Machen||Banner of Truth|
|An Introduction to the Old Testament||E J Young||Eerdmans|
|Survey of the Bible||William Hendriksen||Evangelical Press|
|The Moody Atlas of Bible Lands||Barry J Beitzel||Moody Press|
See also: Bible Commentaries, Systematic Theologies, Contemporary Issues, Biography and History, Devotional