The Books of the Bible (by Type)

HomeChristianity and the BibleThe Books of the Bible (by Type)

The Bible isn’t a single book. It’s a collection of 66 books, written in three languages by over 40 different people over a period of 1500 years. They’re traditionally grouped by type. Here’s a list of the 66 books in the Bible:

Old Testament

The Law (or The Pentateuch):

Old Testament Narrative:

Wisdom Literature:

Major Prophets:

Minor Prophets:

New Testament

New Testament Narrative:

Pauline Epistles:

General Epistles:

Apocalyptic Epistle:


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