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The Baker Illustrated Guide to Everyday Life in Bible Times

The Baker Illustrated Guide to Everyday Life in Bible Times

by John A. Beck

What was life really like in Bible times? When we read the Bible, we encounter many manners and customs from the ancient world that the first readers of the Scriptures would have been familiar with. But being so far removed from that world, we modern readers often miss the full meaning--both literal and figurative--of biblical imagery. … Read more…

Rose Guide to the Temple

Rose Guide to the Temple

by Rose Publishing and Randall Price

In the late afternoon sunlight, the Temple Mount in Jerusalem is one of the most breathtaking places in the world. This was the site of King Solomon's great Temple, a "house of prayer for all people" - the center of worship and celebration. Now you can see what the Temple looked like more than 3,000 years ago. Rose Guide to the Temple … Read more…

A Visual History of the King James Bible

A Visual History of the King James Bible

by Donald L. Brake

Donald L. Brake brings to life the history of the longest-running English translation of the Holy Bible—rich with photos, maps, charts, and paintings that illustrate the plight of the most influential book in the English language. From the Old English period to King James I to William Shakespeare and the arrival of the Puritans in the Ne… Read more…

Essential Companion to Life in Bible Times

Essential Companion to Life in Bible Times

by Moisés Silva

Essential Companion to Life in Bible Times organizes material according to theme. Then, it provides you with the information that is most useful for appreciating the cultural background of the biblical writings. The book begins with a chapter on the family—describing what the Bible says about children. Learn about what it would look like to be a child in t… Read more…

Cultural World of the Bible: An Illustrated Guide to Manners and Customs

Cultural World of the Bible: An Illustrated Guide to Manners and Customs

by Victor H. Matthews

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 intr… Read more…

New Testament History and Literature

New Testament History and Literature

by Dale B Martin

In this engaging introduction to the New Testament, Professor Dale B. Martin presents a historical study of the origins of Christianity by analyzing the literature of the earliest Christian movements. Focusing mainly on the New Testament, he also considers nonbiblical Christian writings of the era. Martin begins by making a powerful case f… Read more…

New Testament in its World Text & Audio Lecture Collection

New Testament in its World Text & Audio Lecture Collection

by Michael F. Bird and N. T. Wright

Finally: an introduction that captures the excitement of the early Christians, helping today's readers to think like a first-century believer while reading the text responsibly for today. The New Testament in Its World is your passageway from the twenty-first century to the era of Jesus and the first Christians. In short, The New Test… Read more…

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Politics - According to the Bible

Politics - According to the Bible

by Wayne Grudem

A variety of perspectives exist within the Christian community when it comes to political issues and political involvement. This comprehensive and readable book presents a political philosophy from the perspective that the Gospel pertains to all of life so Christians should be involved in political issues. In brief, this is an analysis of conservative and li… Read more…

New Testament in Its World

New Testament in Its World

by Michael F. Bird and N. T. Wright

Finally: an introduction that captures the excitement of the early Christians, helping today's readers to think like a first-century believer while reading the text responsibly for today. The New Testament in Its World is your passageway from the twenty-first century to the era of Jesus and the first Christians. A highly-readable, one… Read more…

Know How We Got Our Bible Text & Audio Lecture Collection

Know How We Got Our Bible Text & Audio Lecture Collection

by Charles E. Hill and Ryan Matthew Reeves

Narrated by Ryan Matthew Reeves

The easy accessibility of the Bible in most of the world's major languages can obscure a dramatic and sometimes unexpected story. In Know How We Got Our Bible, scholars Ryan Reeves and Charles Hill trace the history of the Bible from its beginnings to the present day, highlighting key figures and demonstrating overall the reliability of Scripture. &#… Read more…

Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Manners and Customs

Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Manners and Customs

by Howard Vos

Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Manners and Customs provides the general reader with the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and accurate information on life in Bible times. Accessible: Written for lay persons rather than professional scholars; designed to be a companion for Bible study. Comprehensive: Considers ten distinct topics… Read more…

The New Manners and Customs of the Bible

The New Manners and Customs of the Bible

by James Freeman

To understand the Bible requires some background knowledge, and that necessary information is the purpose of this readable and well-illustrated book. Taking some of the most popular and well-known phrases of the Bible (as well as some lesser known ones), The New Manners and Customs of the Bible illuminates the background of our Biblical heritage as… Read more…


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