Light of the Ages Author:J. D. Snider Any endeavor to introduce the reader to a book so replete with exquisite analogy and beautiful eulogy as is this devotional tribute to the Bible and its cultural impact on men in every age is like the presentation of royalty by an English town mayor to his constituents--his words are out-rivaled by the splendor of his guests. — Merely by way of e... more »xplanation, therefore, it should be noted that this book in no way offers competition with books of exegetical comment or theological exposition. It is not a book of apologetics but of appreciation--a brief evaluation of the esthetic and inspirational appeal of our common version of the Sacred Scriptures.
The author lets men of every era and pattern of belief, in both the secular and ecclesiastical worlds, express their convictions. What the Bible has contributed to the uplift of human life and culture merely as a literary masterpiece is incalculable. Add to that the genius of its total composition and the divine aura that broods over its pages, and it becomes the wonder book of the world--the light of the ages in very truth.« less