Peoples of the Old Testament World
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Alfred J. Hoerth recently retired as the director of archaeology at Wheaton College, where he taught for almost thirty years.Gerald L. Mattingly is professor of Bible at Johnson Bible College in Knoxville, Tennessee.Edwin M. Yamauchi is professor of history at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
The ancient Israelites lived among many nations, and knowing about the people and culture of these nations can enhance understanding of the Old Testament. Peoples of the Old Testament World provides up-to-date descriptions of the people groups who interacted with and influenced ancient Israel.
Detailed accounts by specialists cover each group's origin, history, rulers, architecture, art, religion, and contacts with biblical Israel.
Edwin Maseo Yamauchi (born 1937, Hilo, Hawaii) is a Japanese American historian, Christian apologist, editor and academic. He is Professor Emeritus of History at Miami University.
Alfred J. Hoerth recently retired as the director of archaeology at Wheaton College, where he taught for almost thirty years. Gerald L. Mattingly is professor of Bible at Johnson Bible College in Knoxville, Tennessee. Edwin M. Yamauchi is professor of history at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Alfred J. Hoerth taught archaeology at Wheaton College for almost thirty years, and has participated in numerous archaeological digs. He served as a co-editor for People's of the Old Testament World and has authored Bible Archaeology: An Exploration of the History and Culture of Early Civilizations and Archaeology and the Old Testament
- Part 1:	mesopotamia<br>		sumerians / Walter R. Bodine<br>		babylonians / Bill T. Arnold<br>		assyrians / William C. Gwaltney Jr.<br>		persians / Edwin M. Yamauchi<br>part 2:	anatolia, Syria-palestine, And Egypt<br>		hittites / Harry A. Hoffner Jr.<br>		canaanites And Amorites / Keith N. Schoville<br>		phoenicians / William A. Ward<br>		arameans / Wayne T. Pitard<br>		philistines / David M. Howard Jr.<br>		egyptians / James K. Hoffmeier<br>part 3:	transjordan<br>		ammonites / Randall W. Younker<br>		moabites / Gerald L. Mattingly<br>		edomites / Kenneth G. Hoglund