PDF READ Jehovah and the World of the Old Testament Ñ Richard Neitzel Holzapfel
He 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 of 2015 The book presents 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 #and descriptions of artifacts and ancient geography Full of interesting factoids Nothing earth shattering But it a great introreview of the Old Testament This book has helped me understand the world of the old testament than anything else I had previously read This book is has helped me understand the world of the old testament than anything else I had previously read This book is So so so amazing I m taking an institute class on the Old Testament right now too and I m kind of obsessed with it I learned
so much from this book there were so much from this book there were so times when I was like oh 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 ou understand their laws and culture a little bit better And it helps when Surfing: The World's Best Surf Breaks and Techniques (World Sports Guide) you re reading a long string of unpronounceable names to know a little bit about the peopleou re reading about Afte This book is pretty boring because its a reference book but I read it last The Infernal year as I 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 Testamen. 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 uniue resource will enrichour study of the Old Testament as never befor. .
D 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 I wanted to love this book I really did It was probably a 25 star book for me Part of the reason I rounded up is the immense respect I have for Holzapfel whom I normally love and part Of It Was Because it was because another book I read that I rated 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 reached out and grabbed me and said Oh The Divers' Game you want to put this inour scriptures It s really cool That s what I was looking for in the book Excellent overview of the world of the Old Testament one I read to help contextualize my gospel doctrine teaching this ear 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 read thisof Old Testament commentary and background from three LDS Bible scholars I read this 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 Bible 1 and 2 Chronicles and Psalms being the largest but I feel like I am finally grasping the history and culture underlying 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 the role of prophets prophecy and politics and examine scriptural is. 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 readable voiceIn addition the structure makes those
insights very easy to find and without interrupting the flow of avery easy to find and without interrupting the flow of a adds sidebar highlights that are fascinating and useful The illustrations are largely both beautifully added and supportive of the text with the end result 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 read a lot of #LDS and non LDS books on the Old Testament I m #and non LDS books on the Old Testament I m Old Testament PhD student This is the single best introduction to the background of the
Old Testament Geared Toward AnTestament geared toward an 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 an. 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.