Of artifacts and ancient geography Full f interesting factoids Nothing earth shattering But it s a great introreview f the Old Testament But it s a great introreview f the Old Testament book has helped me understand the world Kelttiläistarinoita of theld testament than anything else I had previously read This book is amazing So so so amazing I m taking an institute class n the Old Testament right now too and I m kind f Uomini ad Auschwitz: Storia del più famigerato campo di sterminio nazista obsessed with it I learned so much from this book there were so many times when I was likeh wow so that swhat that means It really makes the Old Testament accessible because the crazy things the people do in it
MAKE SENSE WHEN YOU UNDERSTAND THEIRsense when you understand their and culture a little bit better And it helps when you re reading a long string Roma Noir of unpronounceable names to know a little bit about the people you re reading about After reading this book I really understand that these events these people were real they actually lived I mean I always believed that but now they actually seem real I m actually excited about reading the OT now This book is pretty boring because its a reference book but I read it last year as I read the Old Testament and it was infinitely helpful It made the Old Testament so much easier to understand Myne complaint was the Old Testament does not follow chronological A History of the Crusades, Volumes I, II and III (Boxed Set) order so I got so confused with the guide and the actual Old Testament so after 350 pagesf the guide I gave up Love is the Enemy on it and just finished the Old Testament So much information presented in such an appealing way Maps photos charts and prose to hel. K presents an indepth look at life in the ancient world and provides much needed context to the biblical text Discover therigins Exhalation of the booksf the Old Testament and learn how these teachings have been shared and preserved Explore the role f prophets prophecy and politics and examine scriptural is. I wanted to love this book I really did it was probably a 25 star book It was probably a 25 star book me Part f the reason I rounded up is the immense respect I have for Holzapfel whom I normally love and part Oglinda salvata of it was becausef another book I read that I rated 2 stars and I liked this ne betterGiven the title I was expecting something much Christ centered uite a lot f the book was just summarizing what each Nemico of the booksf the OT are about There were Cannella e polvere da sparo only a couplef things that reached ut and grabbed me and said Oh you want to put this in your scriptures It s really cool That s what I was looking for in the book Excellent verview f the world f the Old Testament ne I read to help contextualize my gospel doctrine teaching this year Like Jesus Christ and the World f the New Testament this is a coffee table sized book packed with beautiful pictures and paintings DOGA AST of Bible settings and scenes as well as hundredsf pages f Old Testament commentary and background from three LDS Bible scholars I read this book in conjunction with my Harper Collins Study Bible and I learned a TON about the Old Testament I still have several books to read in my Study I learned a TON about the Old Testament I still have several books to read in my "Study 1 and 2 Chronicles and Psalms being the largest but I feel like I am finally grasping the "1 and 2 Chronicles and Psalms being the largest but I feel like I am finally grasping the 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 reading it by the end f 2015 The book presents a synopsis Bleach, Volume 05 of OT stories and ancient Israelite history Great pictures and descriptions. A must for every home library This companion volume to the bestselling Jesus Christ and the Worldf the New Testament is the perfect guide to Old Testament culture language history and teachings Richly illustrated with hundreds f images including riginal artwork artifacts maps and timelines the boo. P us understand the world Pentimento of the Old Testament We ended up purchasing the book to help us inur Old Testament studies Much much than a coffee table text this is a fabulous addition Testament studies Much much than a coffee
Table Text This Is Atext this is a addition the weekend scholar s library The writing is perfect for those interested but not steeped in the vocabulary La maga delle spezie of ancient scripturer middle eastern history providing exceptional insights in a readable voiceIn addition the structure makes those insights very easy to find and without interrupting the flow f a discussion adds sidebar highlights that are fascinating and useful The illustrations are largely both beautifully added and supportive f the text with the end result both beautifully added and supportive f the text with the end result book that engages a wide variety f people who pick it up from my coffee tableI use this and its companion Jesus and the World Run to the Roar: Coaching to Overcome Fear of the New Testament weekly What a treasure I LOVE this book and its affordability is still astounding to me I have read a lotf LDS and non LDS books The Art of Teaching the Bible: A Practical Guide for Adults on the Old Testament I m an Old Testament PhD student This is the single best introduction to the backgroundf the Old Testament geared toward an 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 readers into that world and getting them interested in learning The text does a great job balancing critical scholarship with a faithful Latter day Saint lens for understanding the Bible. Sues that have been debated by scholars throughout the ages More than 400 topics provide valuable insights into Old Testament times from portraits Gaudi of key personalities to controversial legends that have persisted tour day This uniue resource will enrich your study f the Old Testament as never befor.