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Shorter atlas of the Bible. Translated by Mary F. Hedlund.

By: Grollenberg, Lucas, 1916-1997.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: [Edinburgh], [Nelson] [1959]Copyright date: ©1959Description: 196 pages illustrations, maps (some folded, some color) 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeUniform titles: Kleine Atlas van de Bijbel. English Subject(s): Bible -- Antiquities | Bible -- Geography -- Maps | Jews -- History -- To 70 A.DDDC classification: 220.9/3
Contents:
The background. A strip of land between sea and desert -- Meeting place of many cultures -- Reconnaissance in Palestine -- Remnants of ancient civilisations -- Excavation of tells and tombs -- Deciphering the ancient tongues -- The technique of biblical geography -- The Old Testament. The chronicles of the Old Testament -- The patriarchs -- Exodus from the house of bondage -- Settlement in Canaan -- From Joshua to Saul -- Jerusalem: City of David and of God -- Judah and Israel -- In the hands of Assyrians -- The prophets -- Exile and return -- The Jews in the Hellenistic world -- The New Testament. Under the Roman eagle -- Voices in the wilderness -- The hireling and the good shepherd -- The Gospels: background and composition -- Jesus of Nazareth -- Notes on the plates.
Summary: Contains a fund of information which will prove of unfailing interest to all who love the Bible.
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BS621 .G712 1959 (Browse shelf) Available 0000100481373

Translation of Kleine Atlas van de Bijbel.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The background. A strip of land between sea and desert -- Meeting place of many cultures -- Reconnaissance in Palestine -- Remnants of ancient civilisations -- Excavation of tells and tombs -- Deciphering the ancient tongues -- The technique of biblical geography -- The Old Testament. The chronicles of the Old Testament -- The patriarchs -- Exodus from the house of bondage -- Settlement in Canaan -- From Joshua to Saul -- Jerusalem: City of David and of God -- Judah and Israel -- In the hands of Assyrians -- The prophets -- Exile and return -- The Jews in the Hellenistic world -- The New Testament. Under the Roman eagle -- Voices in the wilderness -- The hireling and the good shepherd -- The Gospels: background and composition -- Jesus of Nazareth -- Notes on the plates.

Contains a fund of information which will prove of unfailing interest to all who love the Bible.

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