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Old Testament Times: A Social, Political, and Cultural Context [Hardcover]

By R. K. Harrison (Author)
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Pages   352
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.64" Width: 6.3" Height: 1.04"
Weight:   1.92 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Aug 1, 2005
Publisher   Baker Publishing Group
ISBN  0801012864  
EAN  9780801012860  


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This classic guide to the ancient world is now available in full color

The correct and full interpretation of Scripture often depends on having an understanding of the culture in which the writers of the Bible lived. Recent years have seen a renewed interest in the study of the background of the Old Testament, but unanswered questions, unfamiliar languages, and inaccurate translations make studying biblical history difficult.

R. K. Harrison's Old Testament Times thoroughly explores and explains the characters and events of the Old Testament, revealing the social, political, and cultural forces at work when the Bible was written. Full-color photographs, maps, charts, and illustrations will illuminate the people, places, and events of the time and will help you visualize the ancient world.

An excellent tool for pastors, Bible study groups, and anyone wishing for a better understanding of the context of Scripture, Old Testament Times will help you glean a more accurate

Publishers Description
Recent years have seen a renewed interest in the study of background materials relating to Scripture. More and more Christians are seeking out resources that will help them understand the culture of the times when the Bible was written. Indeed, to fully understand the Old Testament, one must first understand the social, historical, and political forces that affected its writers.
"Old Testament Times" explores and explains the characters and events of the Old Testament in historical perspective. Being released for the first time in a full-color edition, this guide includes
- thirty-two maps
- seventy photos
- eight charts
- five illustrations
Pastors, small groups, and anyone wishing for a better understanding of biblical times will find an excellent tool in this comprehensive handbook written by one of America's foremost biblical scholars.

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R. K. Harrison (1920-1993) was for many years professor of Old Testament studies at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto. He published several volumes of the "Tyndale Old Testament Commentary" and served as editor for the "New Unger s Bible Dictionary," "Encyclopedia of Biblical Ethics," and "Old Testament Times.""

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excellent first over view  Sep 15, 2006
I always suggest this for new students of the Old Testament. It gives them a foothold without drowning them.
 

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