About Behind the Bible

Did you ever wonder why Adam and Eve wore figleaves? Why blood was forbidden in the Old Covenant? Why it was important that Jesus was in Caesarea Philippi when he renamed Simon "rock"? How capital punishment forbade the Jews from crucifying Jesus and yet St. Stephen was stoned? Who is "666" in Revelation and what does that number mean?

These and other questions are answered in Gary Michuta new book, "Behind the Bible: What the Bible Assumes that You Already Know." In it, you'll discover fascinating and little known insights and biblical backgrounds of events in both the Old and New Testaments. Over 80 articles in all.

This book is a collection of essays from Gary Michuta's Award-Winning "Behind the Bible" column in the Michigan Catholic. The topics are arranged in Bible book order making it a perfect companion for Bible readers everywhere.

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Paperback: 236 pages

Publisher: Nikaria Press (August 14, 2017)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0998839957

ISBN-13: 978-0998839950

Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches

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