Old Testament Story / Edition 6

Old Testament Story / Edition 6

by John H. Tullock
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130946354

ISBN-13: 9780130946355

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This comprehensive exploration of the Old Testament is ideal for those who know little or nothing about the Bible. Exceptionally readable, it uses a clear, lively writing style, up-to-date scholarship, and interesting illustrations and maps to explore the development of Old Testament literature and the geographical and historical background necessary to understand it

Overview

This comprehensive exploration of the Old Testament is ideal for those who know little or nothing about the Bible. Exceptionally readable, it uses a clear, lively writing style, up-to-date scholarship, and interesting illustrations and maps to explore the development of Old Testament literature and the geographical and historical background necessary to understand it. Follows the traditional order of the Books, except Ruth, through 2 Kings. Then examines each Book in its historical context. Explores the crucial roles of women as well as men throughout. For anyone interested in the Old Testament, especially those with no previous knowledge of the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130946355
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
409
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents


1. The Book and Those Who Study It.
2. The Geographical and Historical Setting for the Old Testament Prior to 1200 B.C.E.
3. Israel Looks at the Beginnings.
4. Israel Becomes a People: Exodus and Wilderness.
5. Israel Gains a Home: Joshua and Judges.
6. Israel Gains a King: Samuel and Saul.
7. Israel's Time of Glory: David and Solomon.
8. Israel Becomes Two: The History of the Northern Kingdom.
9. Judah: Rehoboam to Hezekiah (922-687 B.C.E.).
10. Judah: Manasseh to Zedekiah and the Exile.
11. The Exile: Judah's Dark Night of the Soul.
12. The Postexilic Period: Judah Revived.
13. A Legacy of Israel: Wise Men and Psalm Singers.
14. The Time of Silence: Judah in Eclipse.
Epilogue: The Continuing Story.
For Further Study.
Comprehensive Chronological Chart.
Index.
Endnote and Bibliographical Abbreviations.

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