By Andrew E. Hill
The aim of learning the outdated testomony is to appreciate God and his redemptive paintings extra totally. even if, this target is advanced by way of the truth that it was once transmitted via a truly diversified language and tradition from our personal. A Survey of the previous testomony offers an essential advisor for undergraduate scholars and different readers by way of exploring the literary, old, and theological matters at the back of the previous testomony and its a number of books. for every previous testomony booklet, the Survey addresses heritage info, goal, message, constitution, and significant issues. Chapters introducing each one significant element of the previous testomony are incorporated, as are chapters facing problems with interpretation, geography, archaeology, background, formation of the previous testomony canon, and the outdated Testament’s courting to the hot testomony. The textual content is more desirable all through via maps, pictures, timelines, and charts. This full-color 3rd version of a extensively acclaimed textbook has been elevated and redesigned in either textual content and graphical components, making it much more important.
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19:16–25). The Arabian Peninsula The Arabian peninsula is a massive, raised plateau. The land is essentially desert, sand dunes, and lava fields surrounded by somewhat fertile coastal fringes. The peninsula is usually divided into three geographical regions: (1) the northwestern area called Arabia of Petra, which includes Petra, Edom, Moab, and the Transjordan; (2) the Arabian desert in the northern and central areas; and (3) the southern coastal strip called Fortunate Arabia. The extensive desert of the Arabian peninsula formed a major physical boundary between the river valley civilizations of Mesopotamia and Egypt.
PART I INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1 APPROACHING THE OLD TESTAMENT The path up Mt. Sinai. Copyright 1995-2009 Phoenix Data System Studying the Old Testament is a monumental task, but proper preparation can help the student to reap a rich harvest. The sovereign God who created the universe, who controls history, and who will accomplish his plan in his time has chosen to speak. That in itself is an act of grace, and we should feel compelled to listen. However, listening may be hindered by many complicating factors.
It was a key transportation and trading route and was also valuable because its yearly flood season would revitalize the land for agriculture with water and fresh soil. The result of this annual inundation was that fertile ground lined the Nile on both sides and then abruptly shifted to desert where the flood waters did not reach. Agriculture was therefore limited to a very narrow strip of land. The region of Palestine, or Canaan, was the land of covenant promise for the Hebrews. However, the presence of the Philistines on the coast and the several canaanite people groups inland meant Israel would not possess the land of canaan without conflict.
A Survey of the Old Testament by Andrew E. Hill