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Jehovah and the World of the Old Testament

Richard Neitzel Holzapfel É 1 READ

So much information presented in such an appealing way Maps photos charts and prose to help us understand the world of the Old Testament We ended up purchasing the book to help us in our Old Testament studies Much much than a coffee table text this is a fabulous addition to the weekend scholar s library The writing is perfect for those interested but not steeped in the vocabulary of ancient scripture or middle eastern history providing exceptional insights in a Is That Even a Country, Sir! readable voiceIn addition the structure makes those insights very easy to find and without interrupting the flow of a discussion adds sidebar highlights that are fascinating and useful The illustrations are largely both beautifully added and supportive of the text with the endesult a book that engages a wide variety of people who pick it up from my coffee tableI use this and its companion Jesus and the World of the New Testament weekly What a treasure I LOVE this book and its affordability is still astounding to me I have ead a lot of LDS and non LDS books on the Old Testament I m an Old Testament PhD student This is the single best on the Old Testament I m an Old Testament PhD student This is the single best to the background of the #Old Testament Geared Toward #Testament geared toward LDS audience I have come to accept that most people don t find the Old Testament as naturally fascinating as I do but I have gifted this book several times because its beautiful artwork and inviting layout do a great job inviting eaders into that world and getting them interested in learning The text does a great job balanc. A must for every home library This companion volume to the bestselling Jesus Christ and the World of the New Testament is the perfect guide to Old Testament culture language history and teachings Richly illustrated with hundreds of images including original artwork artifacts maps and timelines the boo. Ing critical scholarship with a faithful Latter day *saint lens for understanding the bible i wanted *lens for understanding the Bible I wanted love this book I The Prince really did It was probably a 25 star book for me Part of theeason I A Bold Carnivore: An Alphabet of Predators rounded up is the immenseespect I have for Holzapfel whom I normally love and part
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it was because of book I Goodbye Sarajevo: A True Story of Courage, Love and Survival read that Iated 2 stars and I liked this one betterGiven the title I was expecting something much Christ centered uite a lot of the book was just summarizing what each of the books of the OT are about There were only a couple of things that Lifting reached out and grabbed me and said Oh you want to put this in your scriptures It seally cool That s what I was looking for in the book Excellent overview of the world of the Old Testament one I ead to help contextualize my gospel doctrine teaching this year Like Jesus Christ and the World of the New Testament this is a coffee table sized book packed with beautiful pictures and paintings of Bible settings and scenes as well as hundreds of pages of Old Testament commentary and background from three LDS Bible #scholars I ead this book in conjunction with my Harper Collins Study Bible and I learned a TON about #I ead this book in conjunction with my Harper Collins Study Bible and I learned a TON about Old Testament I still have several books to ead in my Study Bible 1 and 2 Chronicles and Psalms being the largest but I feel like I am finally grasping the history and culture underlying the Old Testament I m going to take a break from my Study Bible for a while but I hope to finish A Life In School: What The Teacher Learned reading it by the end of 2015 The book pres. K presents an indepth look at life in the ancient world and provides much needed context to the biblical text Discover the origins of the books of the Old Testament and learn how these teachings have been shared and preserved Explore theole of prophets prophecy and politics and examine scriptural is. ,
Ents a synopsis of OT stories and ancient Israelite history Great pictures and descriptions of artifacts and ancient geography Full of interesting factoids Nothing earth shattering But it s a great #INTROREVIEW OF THE OLD TESTAMENT THIS #of the Old Testament This has helped me understand the world of the old testament than anything else I had previously ead This book is amazing So so so amazing I m taking an institute class on the Old Testament The House That Had Enough right now too and I m kind of obsessed with it I learned so much from this book there were so many times when I was like oh wow so that swhat that means Iteally makes the Old Testament accessible because the crazy things the people do in it make sense when you understand their laws and culture a little bit better And it helps when you The Devil's Snake Curve: A Fan's Notes From Left Field reeading a long string of unpronounceable names to know a little bit about the people you The March Up: Taking Baghdad with the 1st Marine Division reeading about After Pimpinella Meerprinzessin 1: Ankunft im Muschelschloss (German Edition) reading this book Ieally understand that these events these people were Das kurze Leben der Sophie Scholl real they actually lived I mean I always believed that but now they actually seemeal I m actually excited about Défendre Jacob reading the OT now This book is pretty boring because its aeference book but I
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it last year as Darfur's Sorrow: A History of Destruction and Genocide read the Old Testament and it was infinitely helpful It made the Old Testament so much easier to understand My one complaint was the Old Testament does not follow chronological order so I got so confused with the guide and the actual Old Testament so after 350 pages of the guide I gave up on it and just finished the Old Testament. Sues that have been debated by scholars throughout the ages More than 400 topics provide valuable insights into Old Testament times from portraits of key personalities to controversial legends that have persisted to our day This uniueesource will enrich your study of the Old Testament as never befor.