The Lion Handbook to the Bible was first published in 1973 and has been continuously in print ever since, selling over 3 million copies worldwide. This fascinating guide to the book that has intrigued and inspired millions of people for thousands of years comprises an authoritative yet accessible commentary on the Bible, book by book and chapter by chapter, alongside over 100 articles by leading scholars around the world on areas of special interest (including character studies of important biblical figures and advice on how to approach the different kinds of writings found in the Old and New Testaments). Beautifully illustrated throughout with more than 600 photographs, maps and illustrations, the Handbook is a pleasure to browse and read, and a mine of information and insight about this crucially important book. For this new edition, a number of articles have been revised in the light of recent discoveries and developments in scholarship. New photographs have also been added where available.