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The Cultural World of the Bible: An Illustrated Guide to Manners and Customs (4th Edition)

Victor Matthews

The Cultural World of the Bible: An Illustrated Guide to Manners and Customs (4th Edition)

Victor Matthews

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:In this new edition of a successful book (over 120,000 copies sold), now updated throughout, a leading expert on the social world of the Bible offers students a reliable guide to the manners and customs of the ancient world. From what people wore, ate, and built to how they exercised justice, mourned, and viewed family and legal customs, this illustrated introduction helps readers gain valuable cultural background on the biblical world. The attractive, full-color, user-friendly design will appeal to students, while numerous pedagogical features--including fifty photos, sidebars, callouts, maps, charts, a glossary of key terms, chapter outlines, and discussion questions--increase classroom utility. Previously published as Manners and Customs in the Bible.

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About "The Cultural World of the Bible: An Illustrated Guide to Manners and Customs (4th Edition)"

:In this new edition of a successful book (over 120,000 copies sold), now updated throughout, a leading expert on the social world of the Bible offers students a reliable guide to the manners and customs of the ancient world. From what people wore, ate, and built to how they exercised justice, mourned, and viewed family and legal customs, this illustrated introduction helps readers gain valuable cultural background on the biblical world. The attractive, full-color, user-friendly design will appeal to students, while numerous pedagogical features--including fifty photos, sidebars, callouts, maps, charts, a glossary of key terms, chapter outlines, and discussion questions--increase classroom utility. Previously published as Manners and Customs in the Bible.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Victor Matthews

Victor H. Matthews (PhD, Brandeis University) is associate dean of the College of Humanities and Public Affairs and professor of religious studies at Missouri State University. He is the author or coauthor of numerous books, including Old Testament Turning Points, Manners and Customs in the Bible, The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Genesis-Deuteronomy, The Old Testament: Text and Context, and A Brief History of Ancient Israel.

Table Of Contents

  • :contents

    introduction
    1. Ancestral Period
    historical Introduction
    physical Appearance And Fashion
    cultural Issues Faced By Immigrants
    herding Practices
    food Preparation And Diet
    marriage Customs
    religious Practices
    legal Customs
    weapons And Warfare
    2. Exodus-settlement Period
    historical Introduction
    village Life
    agricultural Methods And Tools
    weapons And Warfare
    social Organization And Administration Of Law
    family Life
    religious Practices
    3. Monarchic Period
    historical Introduction
    the Israelite City
    social Life
    law
    religious Practices
    weapons And Warfare
    4. Exile And Return
    historical Introduction
    life In The Diaspora
    life After The Return From Exile
    religious Life In The Diaspora, Yehud, And Samaria
    5. Intertestamental And New Testament Period
    historical Introduction
    background To Hellenism: The Persian Period
    the Rise Of Hellenism: Alexander And The Diadochoi
    temporary Independence: The Hasmonean Kingdom
    last Glimpses Of Power: The Herods
    roman Rule And Jewish Protest: The First Jewish Revolt
    a Final Chapter: Bar Kochba And Diasporic Judaism
    social Life
    economic Life
    religious Life
    indexes

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  • Catalogue Code 421014
  • Product Code 9780801049736
  • ISBN 0801049733
  • EAN 9780801049736
  • Pages 336
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Jul 2015
  • Sales Rank #55502
  • Dimensions 234 x 177 x 13 mm
  • Weight 0.848kg

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