The Works of George A. Barton (15 vols.)
The Works of George A. Barton cover a wide array of subjects: biblical studies, world religions, linguistics, archaeology, and more. Barton sought to make ancient Near East studies accessible to the pastor and Sunday school teacher, and his research and academic work continues to be recognized for its importance to this day. The 15 volumes in this collection include:
- Jesus of Nazareth: A Biography—Barton's popular work on the life of Jesus
- The Religion of Israel—Barton's study traces the development of Israel's religion from its primitive Semitic beginnings to the coming of Christ
- The Roots of Christian Teaching as Found in the Old Testament—Barton mines the people and stories of the Old Testament for timeless Christian truths
- A Year's Wandering in Bible Lands—In this 1902 travelogue, Barton connects the people and events of Bible history with photos from his journey, giving a unique look at the Bible lands at the turn of the twentieth century
- Plus 11 more books that explore the Christian message, biblical archeology, Barton's translations of hundreds of cuneiform tablets, and much more!
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- Contains George A. Barton's most popular works, including Jesus of Nazareth: A Biography
- English translations of many ancient texts that shed light on Scripture
- Detailed discussions of the cultures and civilizations relevant to the Bible
- Jesus of Nazareth: A Biography
- The Heart of the Christian Message
- A Year's Wandering in Bible Lands
- The Religions of the World
- The Religion of Israel
- A Sketch of Semitic Origins: Social and Religious
- Sumerian Business and Administrative Documents from the Earliest Times to the Dynasty of Agade
- Miscellaneous Babylonian Inscriptions
- The Roots of Christian Teaching as Found in the Old Testament
- Semitic and Hamitic Origins: Social and Religious
- New Babylonian Material Concerning Creation and Paradise
- Haverford Library Collection of Cuneiform Tablets or Documents from the Temple Archives of Telloh, vol. 1
- Haverford Library Collection of Cuneiform Tablets or Documents from the Temple Archives of Telloh, vol. 2
- Haverford Library Collection of Cuneiform Tablets or Documents from the Temple Archives of Telloh, vol. 3
- Oriental Studies
- Title: The Works of George A. Barton
- Author: George A. Barton
- Volumes: 15
- Pages: 3,446
About George A. Barton
George Aaron Barton (1859–1942) taught at Haverford College, Bryn Mawr, and the University of Pennsylvania where he was Professor of Semitic Languages from 1922–1931 and Professor Emeritus from 1932–1942. His many articles and books cover a wide range of topics in areas such as biblical studies, religion, and linguistics. He was also involved in archaeological projects throughout the Middle East and was the director of the American School of Oriental Research in Baghdad from 1921–1934. He was the first to translate the set of Sumerian tablets recovered in the 1896–1898 excavation of Nippur.
Don't miss out on these other important works by George A. Barton: Archaeology and the Bible, A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Ecclesiastes, and The Book of Job.