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Introduction to the Bible

John Hayes

Introduction to the Bible

John Hayes

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224 Pages

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This book introduces the reader to both the content of the Bible and to the life, faith, and history of ancient Israel, early Judaism, and early Christianity. John Hayes begins this book begins with an overall introduction to the study of the Bible, including the techniques of Bible criticism. He then discusses the life, faith, and literature of ancient Israel from the earliest times to the end of Babylonian exile. Presenting the history of the restored Jewish community from the days of the return through the early years of Roman rule, Hayes looks at some apocryphal and apocolyptic literature. Finally, Hayes explores the life and literature of early Christianity, the growing hostility between state and church, and the persecution of Christians.

This volume includes photographic illustrations, a full subject-oriented bibliography for further reading, and the Westminster Historical Maps of Bible Lands.



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About "Introduction to the Bible"

224 Pages
- Publisher

This book introduces the reader to both the content of the Bible and to the life, faith, and history of ancient Israel, early Judaism, and early Christianity. John Hayes begins this book begins with an overall introduction to the study of the Bible, including the techniques of Bible criticism. He then discusses the life, faith, and literature of ancient Israel from the earliest times to the end of Babylonian exile. Presenting the history of the restored Jewish community from the days of the return through the early years of Roman rule, Hayes looks at some apocryphal and apocolyptic literature. Finally, Hayes explores the life and literature of early Christianity, the growing hostility between state and church, and the persecution of Christians.

This volume includes photographic illustrations, a full subject-oriented bibliography for further reading, and the Westminster Historical Maps of Bible Lands.


- Publisher

Meet the Author

John Hayes

John B. Hayes has had a lifelong interest in the needs of the poor. He and his wife, Deanna, are General directors of InnerCHANGE, a mission order that works among the poor in five countries sharing the good news in words and works through personal relationships. In 1984, he determined to launce a holistic ministry to minister inside-out. John graduated from Princeton and received his Master's degree in International Relations from Yale. He has authored Sub-merge which is an overview of world poverty.-Editorial Review.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 68470
  • Product Code 0664248837
  • EAN 9780664248833
  • Pages 560
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Old Testament
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Apr 1971
  • Dimensions 229 x 168 x 34 mm
  • Weight 0.031kg

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