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Testament

Author: Philip Law; Dale C Allison
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Continuum, ©2005.
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"The Bible as epic narrative, without the parts that slow down the story"--P. [4] of cover.
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Genre/Form: Abridgments
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Law, Philip.
Testament.
London ; New York, NY : Continuum, ©2005
(OCoLC)624950630
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Law; Dale C Allison
ISBN: 082647991X 9780826479914 0826477348 9780826477347
OCLC Number: 60327365
Notes: "The Bible odyssey"--Cover.
"Testament is not a paraphrase or retelling of the scriptures; rather, I have worked entirely with the words of the Revised English Bible."--Pg. xxi.
Description: xxi, 659 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations and Maps; Introduction; Part One: From Adam To Moses; 1. Creation and Fall; 2. The Age of the Patriarchs; 3. The Story of Joseph; 4. The Exodus; 5. Israel in the Wilderness; 6. The Last Words of Moses; Part Two: Warriors, Prophets And Kings; 7. Joshua and the Conquest of Canaan; 8. The Age of the Judges; 9. The Story of Samson; 10. The Story of Ruth; 11. Samuel and Saul; 12. The Story of David; 13. The Golden Age of Solomon; 14. The Two Kingdoms; 15. Elijah and Elisha; 16. The Decline and Fall of Israel; 17. The Story of Jonah; 18. The Decline and Fall of Judah; 19. The Story of Daniel; 20. The Story of Esther; 21. The Return of the Exiles; Part Three: Poems, Proverbs And Prophecies; 22. The Trials of Job; 23. Selections from the Psalms; 24. Sayings of the Wise; 25. The World According to Ecclesiastes; 26. The Love Song of Solomon; 27. Words and Visions of the Prophets; Part Four: The Story Of The Christ; 28. Birth and Early Years; 29. Baptism and Early Ministry; 30. The Sermon on the Mount; 31. Healings and Teachings; 32. The Road to Jerusalem; 33. The Way to the Cross; 34. Passion and Resurrection; Part Five: From Acts To Apocalypse; 35. Acts of the Apostles; 36. Selections from the Letter of St Paul; 37. Selections from Other Early Christian Letters; 38. Apocalypse; Biblical Timeline and Index of Sources; Maps
Other Titles: Bible.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Philip Law from the text of the Revised English Bible ; consultant editors, Dale C. Allison, Jr. [and others].

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This high abridgement of the Bible includes every major narrative from both the Old and New Testaments, selections from the Psalms and Wisdom writings, the great oracles and visions of the Old  Read more...

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