Introduction to the Bible (Paper)

  • 9780664248833
  • 6 x 9
  • 560
  • 175.00
  • Paper
  • 0664248837
  • 4/1/1971
  • 3-5 days processing
$ 55.00

Description

This book introduces the reader to both the content of the Bible and to the life, faith, and history of ancient Israel, early Judaism, and early Christianity. John Hayes begins this book begins with an overall introduction to the study of the Bible, including the techniques of Bible criticism. He then discusses the life, faith, and literature of ancient Israel from the earliest times to the end of Babylonian exile. Presenting the history of the restored Jewish community from the days of the return through the early years of Roman rule, Hayes looks at some apocryphal and apocolyptic literature. Finally, Hayes explores the life and literature of early Christianity, the growing hostility between state and church, and the persecution of Christians.

This volume includes photographic illustrations, a full subject-oriented bibliography for further reading, and the Westminster Historical Maps of Bible Lands.

Reviews

Editorial Reviews for this product are coming soon.

You May Also Be Interested In...

Narrative Dynamics in Paul
10/30/2002
$40.00
Exploring the Gospel of John
4/1/1996
$55.00
Early Biblical Interpretation
1/1/1986
$35.00
The Christology of the New Testament
1/1/1959
$45.00
The New Testament Writings
1/1/1980
$33.00
An Introduction to the New Testament
9/19/2006
$40.00
The Gospel of Jesus
5/1/1994
$40.00
Imitating Paul
11/1/1991
$35.00
Feasting on the Word: Year B, Vol. 4
4/27/2009
$50.00
Feasting on the Word: Year B, Vol. 2
9/29/2008
$50.00
Sign up to learn about new releases and other updates from WJK