The World of the Bible

The World of the Bible

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Written by John Drane, a popular and best-selling author, this is a fascinating insight into the background of the Bible - the worlds of Abraham, Egypt, Babylon, Persia, Assyria, Greece and Rome. In-depth research and superb writing combined make this an essential book for anyone who wants to fully understand the context of the biblical narrative. It covers thousands of years of history, and includes material on ritual and cultural practices, politics and society, faith, travel, trade, everyday life, and more.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 30mm | 339.99g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0745956459
  • 9780745956459
  • 1,150,068

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.
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