The Missing Books of the Bible Volune I Author:unknown For several hundred years, the biblical heroine Susanna was among the most popular subjects in European art. She was painted by Rembrandt, Rubens and Tintoretto, among others. — The biblical heroine Judith graces the portal of Chartres Cathedral in France and is featured in poems written thousands of years ago. — The biblical hero Judah Maccabee i... more »nspired works by famous composer George Handel and poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Yet, modern readers who want to learn more about these important biblical figures are likely to find their stories missing from their Bibles. Why?
These and twelve other books are known as the apocrypha, meaning "missing" or "things hidden away." Why were these books omitted from some Bibles? In The Missing Books of the Bible, you'll learn their fascinating history, and be able to read them in their entirety.