By John A. Beck
What used to be lifestyles rather like in Bible times?
When we learn the Bible, we stumble upon many manners and customs from the traditional international that the 1st readers of the Scriptures could were acquainted with. yet being to date faraway from that global, we glossy readers usually omit the entire meaning--both literal and figurative--of biblical imagery.
This absolutely illustrated advisor goals to revive readability and power to those parts of God's notice with a purpose to aid us grab the entire which means of Scripture. It covers an entire host of concerns, imagery, and customs, such as
· sacred days
· spiritual offices
· cleanliness laws
· burial of the dead
· kinfolk relationships
· social standing
· meals and eating
The cultural practices of the prior are interesting on their lonesome, yet much more in order they assist us competently interpret God's notice and use it on our lives.
John A. Beck (PhD, Trinity overseas collage) has taught classes in Hebrew and previous testomony at quite a few schools and universities for greater than two decades. He at the moment is an accessory school member at Jerusalem collage university in Israel. His articles have seemed in different educational journals and books. His books comprise The Land of Milk and Honey: An creation to the Geography of Israel; God as Storyteller: looking that means in Biblical Narrative; a visible consultant to Bible occasions; a visible advisor to Gospel occasions; and comprehend Your Bible.