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Introduction to the books of the Old Testament with analyses and illustrative literature. by Oakman Sprague Stearns

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Published by Silver, Burdett in Boston .
Written in English


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Pagination148 p. ;
Number of Pages148
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Open LibraryOL14015148M

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Obadiah wrote this shortest book of the Old Testament probably soon after the armies of Babylon destroyed Jerusalem ( b.c.). During this conquest, the people of Edom helped capture fleeing Israelites and turn them over to the Babylonians. They even took up residence in some Judean villages. Books of the Law The author of the first five Old Testament books is believed to be Moses. These books narrate the origins of universe, the earth and mankind as well as the birth of the nation of Israel. They are known as the Torah, the law, the first five books of Moses and the Pentateuch. Introduction to the Old Testament. by John Edgar McFadyen. John Edgar McFadyen B. A. (Oxon), M. A., D. D. (17 July ) a Scottish theologian, was professor of language, literature and Old Testament theology in the University of Glasgow. He was born in Glasgow and died in [1]. An abridged edition of the bestselling book An Introduction to the Old Testament, this rich guide makes Old Testament scholarship accessible to the average reader. Renowned Bible scholar Tremper Longman III gathers the best in historical research and literary analysis to lead the reader through each book of the Old Testament.

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