Homes and Families

Homes and Families : Growing Up in Bible Times

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A boy learns to farm the land....a girl threads the family loom... a family gathers for the annual Passover festival.... A village wedding is celebrated with songs and dancing... Here are scenes from family life in Bible times - the everyday tasks to be carried out, the pattern of seasons in the farming year, the excitement of festivals and celebrations, the shared grief of funerals in tightly-knit communities. 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

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 215.9 x 281.94 x 12.7mm | 498.95g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Children's Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • B&W maps, photos, diagrams, illustrations
  • 0745921787
  • 9780745921785
  • 1,536,412

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. Families 2. On The Move 3. Settled Communities 4. Ordinary Homes 5. Wealthy Homes 6. The Pattern of the Year 7. A Year of Festivals 8. Passover 9. A Marriage is Arranged 10. Family Roles 11. A New Baby 12. Growing Up 13. Fun and Games 14. From Farm to Food 15. Cooking 16. Meals 17. Making Clothes 18. What People Wore 19. Hygiene 20. A Death in the Familyshow more