Stories from the Old Testament, Volume I: From Moses to King Saul / Edition 1

Stories from the Old Testament, Volume I: From Moses to King Saul / Edition 1

by Lawrence Boadt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312221088

ISBN-13: 9780312221089

Pub. Date: 09/28/1999

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The first volume of the great historical narratives of the Old Testament begins with the story of Moses and follows the Israelites through the reign of King Saul. These early chapters of the Bible are primarily about mystery- the call or compulsion or attraction that invites people to seek, and find, God. This fascinating volume explores these mysteries of the Old…  See more details below

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The first volume of the great historical narratives of the Old Testament begins with the story of Moses and follows the Israelites through the reign of King Saul. These early chapters of the Bible are primarily about mystery- the call or compulsion or attraction that invites people to seek, and find, God. This fascinating volume explores these mysteries of the Old Testament, shedding light on their relevance to today's world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312221089
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Series:
Classic Bible Series
Edition description:
Abridged
Pages:
237
Product dimensions:
5.02(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments6
Foreword7
Introduction11
Egypt in the Period of the Exodus11
The Book of Exodus13
The Sinai Covenant14
The Pentateuch as Law15
The Book of Deuteronomy16
The Book of Joshua17
The Book of Judges18
The Book of Ruth20
The Life of Samuel21
Stories from the Old Testament in Literature23
Characters and Events24
Stories from the Old Testament77
Part 1The Exodus81
Part 2Israel in the Wildemess118
Part 3The Last Words of Moses139
Part 4The Conquest of Canaan151
Part 5The Times of the Judges170
Part 6The Story of Ruth205
Part 7Samuel the Prophet211
Index of Primary Sources235

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