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Manners & customs in the Bible : an illustrated guide to daily life in Bible times / Victor H. Matthews.

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WJU Rocklin 220.95 M442m 2006 (Text) 3WJU000053832 Stacks Available -

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  • ISBN: 1565637046 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781565637047 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781598560596
  • ISBN: 159856059X
  • Physical Description: 256 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: Peabody, Mass. : Hendrickson Publishers, c2006.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-242) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Ancestral period -- Exodus-settlement period -- Monarchy period -- Exile and return -- Intertestamental and New Testament period.
Summary, etc.: This resource will help readers gain invaluable background information on the Bible's culture, its people, and how they lived. Each chapter furnishes an introduction to the historical, political, and physical setting of five basic periods in Israel's history. Drawing from clues in the biblical text, archaeological discoveries, and contemporary documents, Dr. Matthews opens up both difficult and overly familiar passages of Scripture. He explains cultural practices, religious tensions, and apparent contradictions in the Bible.
Subject: Jews > Social life and customs > To 70 A.D.
Palestine > Social life and customs > To 70 A.D.
Bible > Antiquities.

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