Israel & the Nations: The History of Israel from the Exodus to the Fall of the Second Temple

Israel & the Nations: The History of Israel from the Exodus to the Fall of the Second Temple

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0830815104
ISBN-13:
9780830815104
Pub. Date:
08/03/1998
Publisher:
InterVarsity Press

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Israel & the Nations: The History of Israel from the Exodus to the Fall of the Second Temple

F. F. Bruce shapes the daunting complexities of Israel's history into straight prose that sparkles with clarity. This new edition, carefully revised by David F. Payne, includes new material and a revised bibliography.

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ISBN-13: 9780830815104
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 08/03/1998
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 270
Sales rank: 929,561
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

F. F. Bruce (1910–1990) was Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis at the University of Manchester in England. During his distinguished career, he wrote more than forty bestselling commentaries and books, including A Mind for What Matters and Paul, Apostle of the Heart Set Free. He also served as general editor of The New International Commentary on the New Testament.

Table of Contents

Prefaces
Introduction
1. Israel's Beginnings
2. The Philistines and the Hebrew Monarchy
3. The Reign of David
4. Solomon and His Successors
5. The Dynasty of Omri
6. The Syrian Wars and the Rise of the Prophets
7. The Fall of the Northern Kingdom
8. Hezekiah and the Assyrian Peril
9. Apostasy and Restoration
10. Last Days of the Kingdom of Judah
11. The Exile
12. When the Lord Turned Again the Captivity of Zion
13. The People of the Law
14. The Jews in the Persian Empire
15. Rival Greek Empires
16. Oniads and Tobiads
17. And Ambitious Greek King
18. The Abomination of Desolation
19. The Hasmonaean Resistance
20. Judas Maccabaeus
21. Independence Won
22. The Hasmonaean Dynasty
23. The Roman Conquest
24. The Reign of Herod
25. The Sons of Herod and the Early Roman Governors
26. Herod Agrippa and the Jews
27. Troubles Mulitply in Judaea
28. The War with Rome and the End of the Second Temple
Genealogical and Chronlogical Tables
Bibliography
Abbreviations
Index

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