Essential Companion to Life in Bible Times

Editor/Author Silva, Moises
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Zondervan

Single-User Purchase Price: $50.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $75.00
ISBN: 978-0-310-53544-7
Category: Religion & Theology - Christianity
Image Count: 103
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This book describes what is known about life and customs in biblical times. Knowledge of this background proves invaluable for a proper interpretation of the Bible.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Abbreviations
    • 1. FAMILY
    • Children
    • Men's and Women's Roles
    • Sex, Marriage, and Divorce
    • Old Age and Death
    • 2. HOUSEHOLD
    • Houses and Furniture
    • Types of Food
    • Food Preparation
    • Prohibited Foods
    • Water
    • Health and Illnesses
    • 3. WORK
    • Cultivation
    • Livestock
    • Woodworking
    • Quarrying and Metallurgy
    • Pottery Making
    • Other Occupations
    • Commerce and Economics
    • 4. SOCIETY
    • Societal Relations
    • Population
    • Slavery
    • Dress
    • Music
    • 5. GOVERNMENT
    • Towns and Cities
    • Elders and Officials
    • The King
    • Law and Justice
    • International Relations
    • Warfare
    • 6. RELIGIOUS LIFE
    • Altars and High Places
    • Tabernacle and Temple
    • Priests and Levites
    • Feasts
    • Sacrifices and Offerings
    • Ritual Purity
    • Synagogue
    • Scribes and Rabbis