Work and Society : Everyday life in Bible times.
A bustling market place...local craftworkers selling their wares...merchants offering treasures brought from distant lands...powerful men riding by in their chariots...beggars with outstretched hands.... This book recreates the atmosphere of Bible times. It explores the places where people live and work, the smelly workshops, the teeming market-places, the splendid temples, the opulent palaces and the mighty fortresses. 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.
- Hardback | 48 pages
- 218.4 x 281.9 x 15.2mm | 498.96g
- 25 Nov 1994
- Lion Hudson Plc
- Lion Children's Books
- Oxford, United Kingdom
- B&W maps, photos, diagrams, illustrations
Table of contents
Contents 1. 2,000 Years of Change 2. Life and Worship 3. Priests and Levites 4. Judgement and Justice 5. The Poor and the Sick 6. Kings 7. Government Officials 8. The King's Army 9. On the Defensive 10. The First Synagogues 11. Travel By Land 13. Travel By Water 14. Buying and Selling 15. Money 16. The Potter 17. The Carpenter 18. The Builder 19. The Metalworker 20. The Leatherworker
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.