The World Around the Old Testament Hardback
The People and Places of the Ancient Near East
by Arnold, Bill T & Strawn, Brent;
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The World Around the Old Testament
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What people groups interacted with ancient Israel? Who were the Hurrians and why do they matter? What do we know about the Philistines, the Egyptians, the Amorites, the Assyrians, the Babylonians, and others?
In this up-to-date volume, leading experts introduce the peoples and places of the world around the Old Testament, providing students with a fresh exploration of the ancient Near East. The contributors offer comprehensive orientations to the main cultures and people groups that surrounded ancient Israel in the wider ancient Near East, including not only Mesopotamia and the northern Levant but also Egypt, Arabia, and Greece. They also explore the contributions of each people group or culture to our understanding of the Hebrew Scriptures.
This supplementary text is organized by geographic region, making it especially suitable for the classroom and useful in a variety of Old Testament courses. Approximately eighty-five illustrative items are included throughout the book.
The World Around the Old Testament by Arnold, Bill T & Strawn, Brent was published by Baker Publishing Group in December 2016. The ISBN for The World Around the Old Testament is 9780801039188.
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Details for The World Around the Old Testament
|Author / Artist||Arnold, Bill T & Strawn, Brent|
|Publisher||Baker Publishing Group (December 2016)|
|Number of Pages||557|
|Page last updated||13th September 2017|