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Come and See: The Rise and Fall of Ancient Israel
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Come and See: The Rise and Fall of Ancient Israel

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Emmaus Road 2014

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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Israel covers the Old Testament books of Joshua, Judges, 1 and 2 Kings, 1 and 2 Chronicles, Amos, Hosea and Jeremiah. Study the ways in which God cares for his chosen people in good times and in bad, as they turn away from God in rebellion and then turn back to him in repentance.

Part of the Come and See Catholic Bible Study series, this volume presents the rich heritage of the Catholic faith in clear and simple language. With its practical direction for leaders, easy-to-use workbook format, and appealing design, this Bible study series is ideal for use in the classroom, home study, or parish catechesis.

In the Logos edition, this volume is enhanced by amazing functionality. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With your software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Take a look at these other volumes in the Come and See Catholic Bible Study series.

Key Features

  • Offers in-depth Catholic Bible study for several Old Testament texts
  • Refers to the teachings of the early Church Fathers and the Catechism of the Catholic Church
  • Suitable for both large and small group study


  • Entering the Land: Joshua 1–12
  • Apportioning the Land: Joshua 13–24
  • The First Judges: Judges 1–11
  • Civil War: Judges 12–22
  • The Chronicler: 1 Chronicles 1–10
  • Beloved King David: 1 Chronicles 11–29
  • Solomon, Son of Bathsheba: 1 Kings 1–5; 2 Chronicles 1–2
  • Building Jerusalem: 1 Kings 6–11; 2 Chronicles 3–9
  • Rehoboam, Son of Naamah: 1 Kings 12–16; 2 Chronicles 10–25
  • The Prophet Elijah: 1 Kings 17–22; 2 Chronicles 26–28
  • The Prophet Elisha: 2 Kings 1–15
  • The Prophet Amos: Amos 1–9
  • The Prophet Hosea: Hosea 1–14
  • Hezekiah, Son of Abijah: 2 Kings 18–20; 2 Chronicles 29–32
  • Josiah, Son of Jedidah: 2 Kings 21–25; 2 Chronicles 33–35
  • Jeremiah and Josiah: Jeremiah 1–11
  • Jehoahaz, Son of Hamutal: Jeremiah 12–22
  • Jehoakim, Son of Zebidah: Jeremiah 23–36
  • Coniah, Son of Nehushta: 2 Kings 24; Lamentations 1–5
  • Zedekiah, Son of Hamutal: 2 Kings 25; 2 Chronicles 36; Jeremiah 37–39
  • Beyond the Fall: Jeremiah 40–52; Obadiah

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About the Authors

Sharon Doran is an experienced Bible study teacher, currently leading the Seeking Truth Catholic Bible Study in the archdiocese of Omaha, Nebraska. She earned her Master’s in Theology from the Augustine Institute in Colorado.

Laurie Watson Manhardt holds a BA in psychology from the University of Detroit and a PhD in education from the University of Michigan. She led an interfaith Bible study for 10 years, which convinced her of the need for quality Catholic Bible study resources. The Come and See Catholic Bible Study series is the result.

Joseph L. Ponessa was ordained in 1974 for his home diocese of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, where he serves as pastor. Mount Angel Seminary in St Benedict, Oregon, awarded him an MA in theology, and the Pontifical Biblical Institute (Biblicum) in Rome has conferred the doctorate in Sacred Scripture. Ponessa speaks American English, Italian, Spanish, and French, and he reads Middle English, Latin, Hebrew, Greek, German, Arabic, and Biblical Aramaic.

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