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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Leading Experts Introduce the People and Contexts of the Old Testament.

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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Page last updated 17th December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherBaker Publishing Group (December 2016)
Weight1005g
Number of Pages544
Thickness38 mm
Height231 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780801039188
ISBN-100801039185
Product Code4450962
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