Return to Results

The Historical Bible: The Heroes and Crises of Early Hebrew History from the Creation to the Death of Moses

rubbing on cover, some water staining, foxing, inscribed.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912. 251 pp. Cloth cover, fold out map on reverse of title page, 2 additional maps.
Contents: The Old Testament world -- The Babylonian background of early Hebrew history -- The Egyptian background -- The early Palestinian background -- Israel's religious heritage -- The oldest history of Israel -- The later parallel histories -- The story of man's creation -- Man's sin and its consequences -- The story of Cain and Abel -- The traditional origin of early Semitic institutions -- The story of the great flood -- The traditional origin of the nations -- Abraham's call and settlement in Canaan -- The promise of a son to Sarah -- The destruction of Sodom -- Birth and sacrifice of Isaac -- Securing a wife for Isaac -- Jacob and his brother Esau -- Jacob's experiences as a fugitive -- Jacob's return to Canaan -- Joseph sold by his brothers into Egypt -- Joseph made governor of Egypt -- Joseph and his brothers -- Joseph's loyalty to his kinsman -- The oppression of the Hebrews in Egypt -- Moses's childhood and training -- Moses's call to deliver the Hebrews -- The Egyptian plagues -- The exodus -- The revelation and covenant at Sinai -- Man's individual duties to God and man -- Moses's work as judge and prophet -- The life of the Hebrews in the wilderness -- The attempt to enter Canaan from the south -- The journey from the wilderness and Balaam's prophecy -- East-Jordan conquests and Moses's farewell.
7 1/2" x 5"

Price: $35.00

Item #26023102

See all items in Cultural History, etc...
See all items by