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Illustrated Manners and Customs of the Bible

ISBN: 9781418502195
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This encyclopedic guide to the Bible's people, places, manners, customs, and times puts a wealth of information at your fingertips. Forty-five sections cover the people of the Bible and how they lived—from family life, to law, to transportation. Unlock the wonders and mysteries of the Bible with this authoritative resource. Includes over 300 in-text photographs, over 6,000 topics, easy to follow charts, maps, and diagrams, Scripture references, and newly discovered archaeological findings. This is an all-in-one guide to the riches of the Scriptures, both for the experienced and the beginning student of the Bible. Includes a preface by Dr. J. I. Packer.

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  • Title: Illustrated Manners and Customs of the Bible
  • Authors: J. I. Packer, Merrill C. Tenney, William White Jr.
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson
  • Print Publication Date: 1995
  • Logos Release Date: 2001
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Palestine › Civilization; Bible › Dictionaries; Jews › Civilization--To 70 A.D; Bible › History of contemporary events; Sociology, Biblical; Bible › Antiquities
  • ISBNs: 9781418502195, 1418502197
  • Resource ID: LLS:52.0.1
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-09-28T20:28:18Z


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  1. Bill Nelson

    Bill Nelson


  2. Jim Brown

    Jim Brown


    very helpful...can't say thanks enough for the work involved to assist the rest of us in proper contextual teaching
  3. FCHeights



    Absolutely informative and enlightening. I strongly recommend this reading.
  5. A.J. Walker

    A.J. Walker


  6. JesusisKing



    Love this book, it is a must in my opinion to understanding how the people of the Bible lived in their respective eras and cultures.
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Print list price: $29.99
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