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    DescriptionPopular Author Provides the Market's Most Accessible Introduction to the World of Jesus' Time To understand Jesus' life and ministry, we need to understand the history and culture of his world. Marty, author of the popular "The Whole Bible Story," provides readers with a thoroughly readable, easy-to-understand history of Israel leading up to the time of Christ. Each chapter ties closely to the events of the New Testament as Marty carefully answers such questions as -Who were the Pharisees and why was Jesus upset with them? -Why didn't anyone like the Samaritans? -When and why did the Jews start worshiping in "synagogues" rather than the Temple? The book will include call-out boxes, summaries, and other tools to make this the most accessible book available on the topic.

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    Understanding the World of Jesus
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) William H. Marty
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    ISBN 13: 9780764210839
    ISBN 10: 0764210831

    B&T Book Type: NF
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    DC23: 232
    LC classification: DS122 .M37 2013
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    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Baker Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group
    Publication date
    01 July 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Ada, MI
    Author Information
    Dr. William H. Marty (ThD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is Professor of Bible at the Moody Bible Institute and has published two textbooks, "Surveying the New Testament" and "Survey of the Old Testament." He is unique among Bible college professors in that he teaches and writes on both the New and Old Testaments. Dr. Marty lives with his wife in Chicago.
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    Know Jesus Better by Understanding What Shaped His World Sometimes it's hard to find your bearings in the New Testament, as you enter the time and place of Jesus and His disciples. There are confusing practices, new people groups, and even unexplained religious conflicts. How did it all come about? Dr. William Marty walks you through the history leading up to the arrival of Jesus in order to help you better understand His life and teachings. He answers such questions as: - Why did "Israelites" start being called "Jews"? - What's a "synagogue" and what happened to worshiping in the temple? - Who were the Pharisees and why was Jesus so upset with them? - Why didn't anyone like the Samaritans? Get to know the times in which Jesus lived, so you'll better understand His teaching and ministry. And along the way, discover how God prepared the world for the One who would turn it upside down. "Marty's brief volume is a less-than-200-page survey of the history between the Testaments that helps set the stage for the entrance of Jesus Christ and the New Testament era. If one can keep up with the real-life cast of characters--mostly rulers and rebels--this book is a gem for the beginning student of biblical history and for the Bible study teacher investigating the backdrop of Jesus' life and teaching." --"The Baptist Standard"