A literary history of our most influential book of all time, by an Oxford scholar and Anglican priest
We live in times of insecurity. New nations are coming to birth. Social and political patterns are evolving. Violence, terrorism, and war threaten the very foundations of civilization. These external insecurities are reflected in the internal world of the mind and of the spirit. There is widespread distrust of Christian faith and a preference for agnosticism or free thought.
The Psalms are the most popular, most universally loved and used book in the Bible, which in turn is the most popular book in the world.
The editors of The Jewish Annotated New Testament show how and why Jews and Christians read many of the same Biblical texts – including passages from the Pentateuch, the Prophets, and the Psalms – differently. Exploring and explaining these diverse perspectives, they reveal more clearly Scripture’s beauty and power.
Abraham is referred to in Scripture as the "Father of many nations." In fact, the Ishmaelites, the Edomites, the offspring of Keturah, and all the Israelites come from him There are two other nations, viz., the Moabites and Ammonites, that come from his nephew Lot, a man whose life and times were closely related to those of Abraham.
The name and man Moses towers over all of Pentateuchal history for he is mentioned almost 300 times in the book of Exodus alone and almost 750 times in the entire TaNaKh (OT). But this fails to account for the fact that he is further mentioned over 700 times in the rest of the Old Testament, as a whole and some 80 times in the New Testament.
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The acclaimed spiritual writer Fr. Stinissen says that all Christian literature and preaching are nothing more than an attempt to explain and interpret what God himself has spoken to us in the Bible.$37.99ISBN: 9780310942429Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Zondervan Academic - August 4th, 2020
Designed for the pastor and Bible teacher, the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the Old Testament features today's top Old Testament scholars and brings together commentary features rarely gathered together in one volume.$22.99ISBN: 9780785231349Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Thomas Nelson - October 13th, 2020
For some, Christmas is a time of excitement, celebration, and family, while for others it is a time of loneliness, grief, and loss. No matter what this season holds for you, the promise of Christmas will bring you a lifetime of hope.$249.99ISBN: 9780310449065Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Zondervan - September 15th, 2020
Know what the Bible says. Understand why the Bible matters.
Set in Zondervan's exclusive NIV Comfort Print(R) typeface, this stunning, full-color study Bible answers your pressing questions with just the right amount of information, placed in just the right location.$16.99ISBN: 9781250239891Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: St. Martin's Essentials - September 15th, 2020
“A unique and special kind of masterpiece.” —John Banville
In the tradition of The Alchemist—a fable about the soul's journey to hope, healing, and forgiveness
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