The Message of Nehemiah
By (author) Raymond Brown
Message of Nehemiah by Raymond Brown
Book DescriptionThe book of Nehemiah is about starting over again. Nehemiah, one of Israel's great leaders, tells firsthand the powerful story of the rebuilding of ancient Jerusalem's walls after the exile. This rebuilding, in the face of great odds, represented the people's renewal of faith, their overcoming of national shame and the reforming of their conduct. In sizing up Nehemiah the man, Raymond Brown surmises: "He must surely be regarded as one of the most inventive and resilient personalities in the rich tapestry of Old Testament biography." Brown vividly sketches Nehemiah's historical and social setting and demonstrates the striking relevance for today of his dominant themes: Nehemiah's doctrine of God, his passion for Scripture, his experience of prayer and his example of leadership.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780830812424
(212mm x 141mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Inter-Varsity Press,US
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publish Date: 9-Sep-1998
Country of Publication: United States
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New Testament Essays, Paperback (July 2010)
The classic introduction to the work of Brown, bestselling author and the most widely praised Roman Catholic biblical scholar of the 20th century, is now reissued for a new generation of readers.
Message of Nehemiah, Paperback (June 1998)
A powerful encouragement to rebuild a faithful community in the face of formidable odds.
Message of Deuteronomy, Paperback (October 1993)
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Message of Hebrews : Christ above All, Paperback» View all books by Raymond Brown
Times were hard for the first readers of the letter to the Hebrews. Many had been fiercely persecuted. The writer of the letter turns their eyes to Christ and calls his readers to a steadfast faith that will take them through the hard times they now face. Raymond Brown shows how such encouragement and challenge remain relevant to Christians today.
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