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Stories from the Old Testament, Volume II: From King David to the Return from Exile
     

Stories from the Old Testament, Volume II: From King David to the Return from Exile

by Lawrence Boadt, Morris West (Foreword by)
 

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This book presents the second volume of the great historical narratives of the Old Testament from the Book of Samuel and the turbulent story of David--shepherd boy, giant-killer, court musician, poet, outlaw, military genius and founder of a dynasty--to the captivating story of Queen Esther, whose wit and cunning help to frustrate an early attempt to destroy the

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This book presents the second volume of the great historical narratives of the Old Testament from the Book of Samuel and the turbulent story of David--shepherd boy, giant-killer, court musician, poet, outlaw, military genius and founder of a dynasty--to the captivating story of Queen Esther, whose wit and cunning help to frustrate an early attempt to destroy the Jewish nation.

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The second of two volumes prepared as guides to the Old Testament (originally published in 1997 by Lion Publishing, UK) is similar in format to the first. The introduction is from by Lawrence Boadt (1984, Paulist Press). The text of the second section, "Stories from the Old Testament in Literature," is from (Ed. by David Lyle Jeffrey, 1992, Wm B. Eerdmans Publishing Co). The final section, "Stories from the Old Testament" is from the Revised English Bible (1989, Oxford and Cambridge U. Presses). Boadt is a scholar of Biblical literature living in the United Kingdom. 5.25x8.25<"> Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312225100
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/04/1999
Series:
Classic Bible Series
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
5.04(w) x 1.13(h) x 8.30(d)

Meet the Author

Lawrence Boadt is a scholar of Biblical literature living in the U.K.

Monica Furlong's books include Visions and Longings: Medieval Women Mystics.

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