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Original Story
By John Barton

The Original Story

God, Israel and the World

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Original Story by John Barton

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A comprehensive and lively introduction to the Old Testament, suitable for sixth-form, university and ministerial students, as well as the interested general reader. It provides a complete course covering history, archaeology, geography and textual interpretation. Its core is a set of chapters on central biblical themes including the nature of God, human suffering, ethics, the relation of God to Israel and the covenant. There are detailed chapters on aspects such as prophecy, worship, law, apocalyptic and wisdom literature and historiography. The book is extensively illustrated and easily navigable with icons, sidebars and boxes providing helpful information and questions for discussion.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780232524857
ISBN-10: 0232524858
Format: Paperback
(240mm x 170mm x 20mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Darton,Longman & Todd Ltd
Publisher: Darton,Longman & Todd Ltd
Publish Date: 10-May-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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