Does this have anything to do with the Bible, the book that has profoundly influenced Western culture? Is there archaeological evidence that bears on the Bible? Are the narratives of the Bible, especially those from 3,000 and more years ago, myth or history? Is a scientific discipline like archaeology even compatible with an obviously religious book like the Bible? These are relevant questions that this book will seek to answer.’
The New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis contains more than 3,000 separate articles, written by more than 200 scholars from twenty-four countries and more than one hundred academic institutions! This massive 8-volume Old Testament reference work contains articles on the theology of each individual Old Testament book
This beautifully illustrated volume walks readers through every chapter of the Bible, while also explaining such things as how we got the Bible, how it was preserved over the years, how the Bible fits in with historical sources and archeological finds, and similar information.
"This book has won a firm fan. Ideal for teachers as well as students . . . In an increasingly multicultural world, this is an essential book for anyone wanting to know about religion. Loads of pictures and photos make this easily the best book of its kind." —Jon Hancock, children's book buyer for Borders UK
Adopting a positive, friendly approach, this guide defines learning disabilities and offers suggestions for coping at home, in school, and with friends. It features a first-person account from a child with learning disabilities, a chapter on computers, and an extensive resource list for parents.
One of the masterworks of twentieth century Jewish scholarship was Louis Ginzberg's Legends of the Jews, or, more accurately, Legends of the Bible... For scholars, Ginzberg's book is a monumental work of research. But for the general reader, it is a gateway into a world, a world where the imagination roamed and the spirit was free... The Bible will never be the same for you again, if you do.
(Rabbi Jack Reimer South Florida Jewish Journal.)
Forty years in the wilderness transformed Hebrew slaves into the Jewish people. In the long wandering to the promised land, much happened that the Bible did not record. Volume Three collects the legends about events that occurred during the exodus, events of struggle and anger, and of wonder and awe.
The masterpiece of one of the preeminent Talmudic scholars of the 20th century, the multivolume Legends of the Jews gathers together stories from the Talmud, the Midrash, the Bible, and oral traditions-also known as the Haggada-and offers them in chronological order. Volume I, first published in 1909, features tales of The Creation of the World, The Birth of Cain and Noah, The Birth of Abraham, and The Birth of Esau and Jacob-The Favorite of Abraham. A work of brilliant erudition and deep devotion, this is an invaluable collection of religious lore. American rabbi LOUIS GINZBERG (1873-1953) founded the American Academy of Jewish Research and was a prolific contributor to the Jewish Encyclopedia.
All you need to know about Attention Deficit Disorder is included in "Putting on the Brakes". This resource for young people, their parents, and professionals is now revised and expanded, covering the newest techniques in diagnosing and treating ADHD, including updated information about medication; organization and time management strategies...
In fact, Africa is a vast continent encompassing both geographic variation and tremendous cultural diversity. Each of the more than 50 modern countries that occupy the continent has its own particular history, and each in turn comprises numerous ethnic groups with different languages and unique customs and beliefs.
An examination of the Old Testament and later Jewish writings explores the evolution of the basic concepts of God, Man, history, sin, and repentance, and demonstrates the relevance of traditional beliefs in the contemporary world
The New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis contains more than 3,000 separate articles, written by more than 200 scholars from twenty-four countries and more than one hundred academic institutions! This massive 8-volume Old Testament reference work contains articles on the theology of each individual Old Testament book,