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Old Testament Times: A Social, Political, and Cultural Context

Hardback|Aug 2005
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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,...


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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:

- 32 maps
- 70 seventy photos
- 8 charts
- 5 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.

-Publisher

Harrison places the characters and events of the Old Testament in historical perspective as he outlines the political, social, and cultural forces that affected the world of the Old Testament.
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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 interpretation of the Bible. R. K. Harrison (1920-1993) was professor of Old Testament at Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto. He was the author of numerous books, including Introduction to the Old Testament, and was general editor of the New International Commentary on the Old Testament.
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Bible Times 2-Pack (2 Vols)

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R K Harrison

R.K. Harrison was Professor of Old Testament at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto. He was the editor of a number of classic handbooks for Biblical studies, and the author of significant books and commentaries for Old Testament study, some of these include The Revised Unger's Handbook of the Bible, Leviticus and Jeremiah and Lamentations (Tyndale Old Testament Commentary), Introduction to the Old Testament and The Encyclopedia of Biblical Ethics.
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