Image
EAN-139780800663742   EAN-13 barcode 9780800663742
Product NameThe Bible: An Introduction
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 0800663748
SKUACAMP_BOOK_USEDLIKENEW_0800663748
Price New20.00 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used1.29 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width7.4 inches    (convert)
Height0.8 inches    (convert)
Length9.1 inches    (convert)
Weight33.6 ounces    (convert)
AuthorJerry L. Sumney
Page Count432
BindingPaperback
Published11/01/2009
Long DescriptionWhat is the Bible? How did it get to us? Why are translations so different? - And what might the Bible say to us today? From its very first pages, The Bible: An Introduction offers refreshingly clear answers to the most basic questions that first-time students and curious inquirers bring to the Bible. Without presuming either prior knowledge of the Bible or a particular attitude toward it, Jerry L. Sumney uses straightforward language to lead the reader on an exploration of the Bible's contents and the history of its writings, showing along the way how critical methods can help readers understand what they find in the Bible. Neither polemical nor apologetic, The Bible: An Introduction presents the biblical writings as the efforts of men and women in the past to understand their lives and their world in light of the ways they understood the divine.
Similar Items9780548507711: The New Oxford Annotated Bible With Apocrypha: New Revised Standard Version
9780310902270: The New Oxford Annotated Bible With Apocrypha: New Revised Standard Version
9780195375244: The New Oxford Annotated Bible With Apocrypha: New Revised Standard Version
9780195289602: The New Oxford Annotated Bible With Apocrypha: New Revised Standard Version
9780865549517: Listening In A Loud World (Religious Studies)
9780801027307: Inspiration And Incarnation: Evangelicals And The Problem Of The Old Testament
9780832910685: The Unfolding Drama Of The Bible
9780385148771: The New Interpreter's Study Bible: New Revised Standard Version With The Apocrypha
9781556238543: Writing For Business Results (Business Skills Express Series)
9780310906520: Niv Bible
View 41 more similar items
Created11-23-2012 11:09:32pm
Modified05-01-2020 1:56:55am
MD5cd31b346409420ca8db75f7c84ce05a6
SHA25652d6e6e935aa952094836cca7a1932e10e6481d0209c47cda398df9aca0b018e
Search Googleby EAN or by Title
Query Time0.0210218

Article of interest

ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number. Originally this was a 10 digit number known as ISBN-10, but has been replaced with a 13 digit version known as ISBN-13 (aka EAN-13) to better fit in with the industry standard product numbering system.

The ISBN system offers a unique numbering system for books and publications of various types. ISBN offers 9 identification digits for each book or publication and one check digit. ISBN-13 expands the available number set by doubling the available numbers. You might think that the extra three digits would more than double the available numbers but ISBN is limited within the EAN-13 numbering system and will always start with 978 or 979 as the first three digits, leaving only 9 more digits for the actual identification digits and again the last digit is the check digit.

Any ISBN-10 number can be converted to ISBN-13. Any ISBN-13 number that starts with 978 can be converted back to ISBN-10. ISBN-13 numbers that start with 979 cannot be converted to ISBN-10.

The conversion process from ISBN-10 to ISBN-13 is a rather simple one. Start with the first 9 digits of the ISBN-10 number, place 978 in front and calculate the new check digit using the standard EAN check digit calculation.

If you want to calculate the check digit for ISBN-10, that is done using a MOD-11 calculation that is very different than the EAN check digit process.

ISBN-1-5905-9332-4

Look at the number above and below the barcode. You will see that except for the last digit in the ISBN number, all of the digits exist in the 13 digit version shown under the barcode right after the 978 and just before the new check digit of 5.

Now you can see how easy it is to convert between ISBN-10 and ISBN-13.

Close

Search

Close

Share