Joshua, Judges, and Ruth(Westminster Bible Companion Series)

Joshua, Judges, and Ruth(Westminster Bible Companion Series)

by Carolyn Pressler, Pressler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664255264

ISBN-13: 9780664255268

Pub. Date: 03/10/2004

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Who is God? How does God act in our lives? How are we to act as God's faithful people? Joshua, Judges, and Ruth represent a chorus of voices reflecting on Israel's earliest days in its land. In Joshua, God empowers an obedient Israel to conquer the promised land. In Judges, Israel's faithlessness and God's wrath lead to a downward spiral of sin, subjugation, and

Overview

Who is God? How does God act in our lives? How are we to act as God's faithful people? Joshua, Judges, and Ruth represent a chorus of voices reflecting on Israel's earliest days in its land. In Joshua, God empowers an obedient Israel to conquer the promised land. In Judges, Israel's faithlessness and God's wrath lead to a downward spiral of sin, subjugation, and social disintegration. Ruth narrates a story of divine blessing worked out through human loyalty.

Books in the Westminster Bible Companion series assist laity in their study of the Bible as a guide to Christian faith and practice. Each volume explains the biblical book in its original historical context and explores its significance for faithful living today. These books are ideal for individual study and for Bible study classes and groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664255268
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
03/10/2004
Series:
Westminster Bible Companion Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

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