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A manual of Bible history

Author: William Garden Blaikie; Charles D Matthews
Publisher: New York : Ronald Press Co., ©1940.
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Blaikie, William Garden, 1820-1899.
Manual of Bible history.
New York : Ronald Press Co., ©1940
(OCoLC)654979434
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Garden Blaikie; Charles D Matthews
OCLC Number: 2480848
Description: x, 432 pages : 12 maps (color) ; 21 cm
Contents: Pt. 1: The creation and primeval history --
The creation --
Brief summary of material from Genesis to patriarchal history --
Genesis 1-11 and archaeology --
Pt. 2: Lands, peoples, and early history of the Bible world --
Lands of the Bible world --
Peoples of the Bible world --
Early history of the Bible world --
Pt. 3: The Hebrew patriarchs (from the birth of Abraham to the death of Joseph) --
Career of Abraham --
Career of Isaac and of Abraham's other sons --
Career of Job --
Career of Joseph and removal of Jacob to Egypt --
Hebrew social and religious life of the period --
Pt. 4: Egypt and the Exodus (from the death of Joseph to the departure from Egypt) --
Egypt and the Hebrews --
Early life of Moses --
The deliverance --
Archaeological and other comments --
Pt. 5: The wilderness of Sinai and the east of Jordan (from the departure out of Egypt to the death of Moses) --
The journey to Sinai --
The law-giving --
The forty years' wandering --
The advance to Canaan --
Conquest of east side of Jordan --
Moab and Midian --
The death of Moses --
Remarks on the era of the Exodus and the law --
Pt. 6: Joshua and the conquest of Canaan (from the death of Moses to the death of Joshua) --
General description of the land --
Joshua's campaigns --
The allotment of the tribes --
Joshua's death --
Pt: 7: The judges (from the death of Joshua to the accession of Saul) --
The six great invasions --
Domestic and religious life --
Illustrative memoirs --
Contemporary general history --
Pt. 8: The united kingdom--Saul, David, Solomon (from the accession of Saul to the death of Solomon) --
Reign of Saul --
Early life of David --
Reign of David --
Reign of Solomon --
Social and religious life --
Pt. 9: Kingdom of Israel, or the ten tribes (from the revolt under Rehoboam to the captivity) --
The revolt --
Dynasties of Jeroboam, Baasha, and Zimri--idolatry taking root --
Dynasty of Omri, and era of Elijah and Elisha--idolatry rampant --
Dynasty of Jehu, and era of Amos and Hosea--idolatry slightly checked --
Closing reigns--idolatry terminates in destruction --
Pt. 10: Kingdom of Judah (from the separation of the kingdom to the captivity) --
Outline of the history --
First decline and revival --
Second decline and revival --
Third decline and revival --
Final decline --
Social and religious life --
Contemporary history --
Pt. 11: The captivity --
Capitivity of Judah --
Further career of Nebuchadnezzar --
Later days of the Babylonian Empire --
Social and religious life --
Pt. 12: The restoration (from the edict of Cyrus to Nehemiah) --
The expedition of Zerubbabel --
The Persian Empire, from Darius Hystaspes to Artaxerxes Longimanus --
Story of Esther --
Labors of Ezra --
Reforms of Nehemiah --
Contemporary history --
Pt. 13: Interval between the Old and the New Testaments (from the time of Nehemiah to the birth of Christ) --
Palestine under the Persians: to B.C. 332 --
Palestine under Alexander: B.C. 332-323 --
Palestine under the Ptolemies: B.C. (about) 324-204) --
Palestine under the Greek kings of Syria: B.C. 204-165 --
Palestine under the Maccabees: B.C. 165-63 --
Palestine under the Romans: B.C. 63, through the remainder of Bible history --
The Jews of the dispersion --
State of the Gentile world --
Pt. 14: Gospel history (Matthew, Mark, Luke, John) --
Birth and childhood of Jesus Christ --
Preparation for public work --
Earlier part of our Lord's ministry --
Closing scenes of Christ's life and ministry --
Pt. 15: Apostolic history (from A.D. (29 or) 33 to 100) --
The church of Jerusalem --
Early life of Paul --
Preparations for church extension --
Paul's first missionary tour --
Paul's second missionary tour --
Paul's third missionary tour --
Closing scenes of Paul's life --
Labors of the other apostles --
Destruction of Jerusalem, and contemporary history.
Other Titles: Bible history
Responsibility: by William G. Blaikie ; revised by Charles D. Matthews.

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