The Fiery Furnace

The Fiery Furnace : A Time of Empires and Exile

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A nation divided, power-hungry kings, prophetic warnings unheeded, invading armies, the desolation of the land of Israel. This is the story of the Israelites' downfall and captivity, of the bitter years in exile when they learned new hope and trust in God, and of their return to rebuild their land and their lives. This ten-volume series uncovers the exciting real-life story of the Bible. Collect all the books in the Bible World series and build a reference library that you will turn to again and again. Get to know the people of the Bible - their land, their history, their lives, their heroes and their beliefs.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 215.9 x 284.5 x 12.7mm | 476.28g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Children's Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • B&W maps, photos, diagrams, illustrations
  • 0745921736
  • 9780745921730
  • 1,772,311

About John Drane

John Drane taught practical theology at the universities of Stirling and Aberdeen, and is currently a Fellow of St John's College, Durham, and an adjunct professor at Fuller Theological Seminary, California. He is widely known for his best-selling books on the Bible: Introducing the Old Testament and Introducing the New Testament.show more

Table of contents

Contents 1. Solomon's Kingdom 2. Kings of Israel 3. Elijah and the Prophets of Baal 4. Elijah and the King 5. The New King - New Prophet 6. The Assyrians 7. Prosperity - and Disaster 8. The End of a Kingdom 9. Life in Judah 10. Good King Josiah 11. The Babylonians 12. Siege and Destruction 13. Prophets of Doom and Hope 14. Exiles in Babylon 15. Longing for Home 16. The Persians 17. The Homecoming 18. A New City 19. Rediscovering the Law 20. Understanding God's Promisesshow more