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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
London ; New York, NY : Continuum, ©2005
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Philip Law; Dale C Allison, Jr.
|ISBN:||082647991X 9780826479914 0826477348 9780826477347 0826481604 9780826481603|
|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|
|Responsibility:||compiled and edited by Philip Law from the text of the Revised English Bible ; consultant editors, Dale C. Allison, Jr. [and others].|
"'Testament deserves to become an indispensable resource for all who want to encourage biblical literacy, both within and without the church. The reader-friendly format, presenting a sort of canon