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New Manners and Customs of Bible Times
     

New Manners and Customs of Bible Times

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by Ralph Gower
 

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ISBN-10: 080245965X

ISBN-13: 9780802459657

Pub. Date: 11/07/2005

Publisher: Moody Publishers

We know that John the Baptist ate locusts, but were they insects or sweet beans?
Why did a fish swallow a coin that Jesus later used to pay the temple tax? 
How could walking beside a donkey have made Joseph a laughingstock?

Good handling of biblical passages demands a working knowledge of the historical and cultural context in which they were

Overview

We know that John the Baptist ate locusts, but were they insects or sweet beans?
Why did a fish swallow a coin that Jesus later used to pay the temple tax? 
How could walking beside a donkey have made Joseph a laughingstock?

Good handling of biblical passages demands a working knowledge of the historical and cultural context in which they were written. This bestselling reference book contains colorful photography, artwork, maps, diagrams, and charts to lend knowledge of context. Additionally, there are Scripture and topical indexes for quick fact-checking. 

Students and teachers of the Bible will benefit from and be fascinated by the helpful features of The New Manners and Customs of Bible Times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802459657
Publisher:
Moody Publishers
Publication date:
11/07/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
306,328
Product dimensions:
6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

Part One- Family Life

Clothing

Dwellings

Domestic Activities

Food and Meals

The Family

Education

Agriculture

Collecting Food

Shepherding

Craftsmen and Traders

Part Two- Institutions and Customs

Towns and Villages

Journeys and Travel

Hospitality

Social and Political Groupings

Government and Society

Warfare

Leisure

Religion

Index

Scripture Index

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New Manners and Customs of Bible Times 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Hebrew13 More than 1 year ago
This was a textbook back in College. It is a very good reference for any Biblical study.