"Profusely illustrated, with carefully captioned maps, photographs, and illustrations. An excellent quick introduction to words, terms, and ideas that may not be familiar to modern readers. There are boxed sections that give details about life and customs, plus quotations from contemporary writings,"---Theological Book Review. 176 pages, softcover.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 176 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2013 Dimensions: 7.10 X 4.70 X 1.00 (inches)
The award-winning Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary series brings to life the world of the Old Testament through informative entries and full-color photos and graphics. Here, you will connect with the historical and cultural context of the book of Genesis.
John H. Walton (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Chronological and Background Charts of the Old Testament; Ancient Israelite Literature in Its Cultural Context; Covenant: Gods Purpose, Gods Plan; The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament; and A Survey of the Old Testament.