This book is a full color edition of the classic bestseller. Biblical scholar R. K. Harrison explores and explains the characters and events of the Old Testament, revealing the social, political, economic and cultural forces at work when the Bible was written. Seventy full-color photographs, thirty-two maps, eight charts, and five illustrations will illuminate the people, places, and events of the time and will help you visualize the ancient world.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 352 Vendor: Baker Publication Date: 2005
Dimensions: 9.0 X 6.0 (inches) ISBN: 0801012864 ISBN-13: 9780801012860 Availability: In Stock
Recent years have seen a renewed interest in the study of background materials relating to Scripture. More and more Christians are seeking out resources that will help them understand the culture of the times when the Bible was written. Indeed, to fully understand the Old Testament, one must first understand the social, historical, and political forces that affected its writers.
Old Testament Times explores and explains the characters and events of the Old Testament in historical perspective. Being released for the first time in a full-color edition, this guide includes
Pastors, small groups, and anyone wishing for a better understanding of biblical times will find an excellent tool in this comprehensive handbook written by one of America's foremost biblical scholars.
R. K. Harrison (Ph.D., University of London) was professor of Old Testament at Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto. He was the author of numerous books, including Introduction to the Old Testament, and was general editor of the New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Dr. Harrison died in 1993.