Strange Scriptures Perplex Western Mind Paperback

by Barbara M. Bowen;

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Strange Scriptures Perplex Western Mind

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Because the Bible describes a culture very different from that of Western countries today, what it says is sometimes puzzling to modern readers. In many cases, however, the ways in which Near Eastern merchants and farmers carry on their daily work have hardly changed over the intervening centuries since the inspired authors wrote. The aim of this interesting volume is to clarify familiar scriptural phrases and texts by explaining some unusual Eastern customs, thereby shedding new light on the unchanging truth of God’s word. Here are fascinating insights into a number of areas of life in biblical lands yesterday and today—clothing and jewels, feasts, home life, women, peasants, fields, tombs, tents, trades, and much more.

Strange Scriptures Perplex Western Mind by Barbara M. Bowen was published by Eerdmans Publishing Company in June 1940 and is our 37691st best seller. The ISBN for Strange Scriptures Perplex Western Mind is 9780802815118.

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Details for Strange Scriptures Perplex Western Mind

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherEerdmans Publishing Company (June 1940)
Number of Pages128
Thickness7 mm
Height203 mm
Width127 mm
Product Code5453
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