The Old Testament Story / Edition 8

The Old Testament Story / Edition 8

by John Tullock
     
 

Designed for students with little or no knowledge of the Old Testament, this text provides complete background detail as it follows the story told by the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible. Examines the separate biblical books and illustrates the literary structure of each of the books of the Protestant Christian Old Testament/Hebrew Bible.See more details below

Overview

Designed for students with little or no knowledge of the Old Testament, this text provides complete background detail as it follows the story told by the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible. Examines the separate biblical books and illustrates the literary structure of each of the books of the Protestant Christian Old Testament/Hebrew Bible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135132463
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/20/2008
Series:
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Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps
Preface
1The Book and Those Who Study It1
2The Geographical and Historical Setting for the Old Testament Prior to 1200 B.C.E.22
3Israel Looks at the Beginnings37
4Israel Becomes a People: Exodus and Wilderness59
5Israel Gains a Home: Joshua and Judges96
6Israel Gains a King: Samuel and Saul120
7Israel's Time of Glory: David and Solomon140
8Israel Becomes Two: The History of the Northern Kingdom162
9Judah: Rehoboam to Hezekiah (922-687 B.C.E.)200
10Judah: Manasseh to Zedekiah and the Exile224
11The Exile: Judah's Dark Night of the Soul255
12The Postexilic Period: Judah Revived297
13A Legacy of Israel: Wise Men and Psalm Singers311
14The Time of Silence: Judah in Eclipse348
15Epilogue: The Continuing Story368
Comprehensive Chronological Chart378
Copyright Acknowledgments383
Index385

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