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Knowing the Bible,

Author: Raymond C Knox
Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co., 1927.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond C Knox
OCLC Number: 3705226
Description: xv pages, 1 leaf, 19-277 pages illustrations, maps (1 double) diagram 21 cm
Contents: Part I: Old Testament --
I. How the Bible came to be --
II. How the oldest books were written --
III. The first six books (Hexateuch) Genesis (The Babylonian flood story), Exodus, Leviticus (Descriptive comments), Numbers, Deuteronomy (Descriptive comments), Joshua --
IV. The land of Palestine --
V. Prophetic histories --
Judges, First and Second Samuel, First and Second Kings --
VI. Four prophets of the new righteousness --
Amos, Hosea, Isaiah, Micah --
VII. Deuteronomy (Outline of contents) --
VIII. Three prophecies in the fall of a world empire --
Zephaniah, Nahum, Habakkuk --
IX. Jeremiah (the fall of Jerusalem) --
X. Poems of Grief (Lamentations) --
XI. Ezekiel --
XII. The literary activity of the exiles --
XIII. The second Isaiah --
XIV. The return of the exiles --
XV. Four prophets of the restoration --
Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi, Obadiah --
XVI. Ezra and Nehemiah (with outline of Leviticus) --
XVII. Other post-exilic writings --
Ruth, Joel, First and Second Chronicles, Jonah, Song of Songs (canticles), Esther --
XVIII. Wisdom literature --
Job, Ecclesiastes, Proverbs --
XIX. Daniel --
XX. The Psalms --
XXI. Historical survey --
Part II: New Testament --
XXII. Historical and religious background --
XXIII. How the first three gospels were written --
XXIV. The life and teaching of Jesus: Early life and activity --
Stories of birth: Boyhood training --
The work of John the Baptist --
The significance of the baptism and temptation --
The beginning of Jesus' public career --
The miracles --
The rise of opposition --
The selection and training of disciples --
Jesus' skill as a teacher --
The content of Jesus' teaching --
The kingdom of God --
The expectation of the kingdom --
The kingdom as a world-ideal --
The demands of the kingdom --
Obstacles to entrance into the kingdom --
The new standard of greatness --
The supreme worth of life --
The coming of the kingdom --
The kingdom as "good news" --
Final Events: Increasing danger and decreasing support --
Private conference with his disciples --
The journey to Jerusalem --
The entry into the city and the conflict with the rulers --
The trial --
XXIV. The life and teaching of Jesus: Early life and activity: The crucifixion and burial --
The resurrection --
XXV. The gospel according to John --
XXVI. The acts of the apostles --
XXVII. The letter s of Paul: (1) First Thessalonians --
(2) Second Thessalonians --
(3) Galatians --
(4) Firth Corinthians --
(5) Second Corinthians --
(6) Romans --
Letters of Paul written while a prisoner in Rome: (7) Colossians --
(8) Philemon --
(9) Ephesians --
(10) Philippians --
XXVIII. The letter to the Hebrews --
XXIX. The pastoral letters --
I and II Timothy, Titus --
XXX. The Catholic epistles --
James, First Peter, Second Peter and Jude, First, Second and Third John --
XXXI. Revelation --
XXXII. The Formation of the New Testament --
Maps --
Ancient Semetic concept of the universe --
Relief map of Palestine --
Old Testament world --
Palestine in the time of Christ --
St. Paul's journeys.
Responsibility: by Raymond C. Knox ...

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