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Israel & the Nations

Frederick Fyvie BruceDavid F Payne

Israel & the Nations

Frederick Fyvie BruceDavid F Payne

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PrefacesIntroduction1. Israel's Beginnings2. The Philistines and the Hebrew Monarchy3. The Reign of David4. Solomon and His Successors5. The Dynasty of Omri6. The Syrian Wars and the Rise of the Prophets7. The Fall of the Northern Kingdom8. Hezekiah and the Assyrian Peril9. Apostasy and Restoration10. Last Days of the Kingdom of Judah11. The Exile12. When the Lord Turned Again the Captivity of Zion13. The People of the Law14. The Jews in the Persian Empire15. Rival Greek Empires16. Oniads and Tobiads17. And Ambitious Greek King18. The Abomination of Desolation19. The Hasmonaean Resistance20. Judas Maccabaeus21. Independence Won22. The Hasmonaean Dynasty23. The Roman Conquest24. The Reign of Herod25. The Sons of Herod and the Early Roman Governors26. Herod Agrippa and the Jews27. Troubles Mulitply in Judaea28. The War with Rome and the End of the Second TempleGenealogical and Chronlogical TablesBibliographyAbbreviationsIndex

- Publisher The story of Israel is one of the outstanding tales of human history. Israel, occupying a narrow strip of land between sea and desert, was positioned on an international highway of commerce and warfare. This was a people whose future would be intertwined with the stories of nations great and small.F. F. Bruce shapes the daunting complexities of this history, nearly fourteen hundred years from the exodus to the destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70, into straight prose that sparkles with clarity. More than half of the book is devoted to the postexilic history of Israel, the "intertestamental" period and the first-century history that forms the backdrop of the New Testament.First published in 1963,Israel and the Nationshas achieved wide recognition as an excellent introduction to the history of Israel. This new edition, carefully revised by David F. Payne, includes some new material and a revised bibliography.

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PrefacesIntroduction1. Israel's Beginnings2. The Philistines and the Hebrew Monarchy3. The Reign of David4. Solomon and His Successors5. The Dynasty of Omri6. The Syrian Wars and the Rise of the Prophets7. The Fall of the Northern Kingdom8. Hezekiah and the Assyrian Peril9. Apostasy and Restoration10. Last Days of the Kingdom of Judah11. The Exile12. When the Lord Turned Again the Captivity of Zion13. The People of the Law14. The Jews in the Persian Empire15. Rival Greek Empires16. Oniads and Tobiads17. And Ambitious Greek King18. The Abomination of Desolation19. The Hasmonaean Resistance20. Judas Maccabaeus21. Independence Won22. The Hasmonaean Dynasty23. The Roman Conquest24. The Reign of Herod25. The Sons of Herod and the Early Roman Governors26. Herod Agrippa and the Jews27. Troubles Mulitply in Judaea28. The War with Rome and the End of the Second TempleGenealogical and Chronlogical TablesBibliographyAbbreviationsIndex
- Publisher

The story of Israel is one of the outstanding tales of human history. Israel, occupying a narrow strip of land between sea and desert, was positioned on an international highway of commerce and warfare. This was a people whose future would be intertwined with the stories of nations great and small.F. F. Bruce shapes the daunting complexities of this history, nearly fourteen hundred years from the exodus to the destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70, into straight prose that sparkles with clarity. More than half of the book is devoted to the postexilic history of Israel, the "intertestamental" period and the first-century history that forms the backdrop of the New Testament.First published in 1963,Israel and the Nationshas achieved wide recognition as an excellent introduction to the history of Israel. This new edition, carefully revised by David F. Payne, includes some new material and a revised bibliography.
- Publisher

Meet the Authors

Frederick Fyvie Bruce

F.F. Bruce (1910--1990) was Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis at the University of Manchester, England. He wrote more than forty commentaries and other widely used books, including Paul: Apostle of the Heart Set Free, The Acts of the Apostles, The Gospel of John, and The Message of the New Testament. He served as general editor of The New International Commentary on the New Testament from 1962 to 1990.

David F Payne

Payne was born in London. He is a stage actor.

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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  • Catalogue Code 125798
  • Product Code 0830815104
  • EAN 9780830815104
  • Pages 258
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Old Testament
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date Sep 1998
  • Sales Rank #26637
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 20 mm
  • Weight 0.363kg

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