These 2 locations in Western Australia: None of your libraries hold this item. Found at these bookshops Searching - please wait We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. These online bookshops told us they have this item: Tags What are tags? Public Private login e. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. Lists What are lists? Login to add to list. Be the first to add this to a list. Comments and reviews What are comments? Open Preview See a Problem?
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Because the Bible describes a culture very different from that of Western countries today, what it says is sometimes puzzling to modern readers.
Strange Scriptures That Perplex the Western Mind - Barbara M. Bowen - Google Книги
In many cases, however, the ways in which Near Eastern merchants and farmers carry on their daily work have hardly changed over the intervening centuries since the inspired authors wrote. The aim of this interesting volume is to c Because the Bible describes a culture very different from that of Western countries today, what it says is sometimes puzzling to modern readers.
The aim of this interesting volume is to clarify familiar scriptural phrases and texts by explaining some unusual Eastern customs, thereby shedding new light on the unchanging truth of God s word. Here are fascinating insights into a number of areas of life in biblical lands yesterday and today clothing and jewels, feasts, home life, women, peasants, fields, tombs, tents, trades, and much more.
Paperback , pages. Published May 1st by William B.
Strange Scriptures That Perplex the Western Mind (Barbara M. Bowen)
Eerdmans Publishing Company first published June 30th To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Reprint of Edition Overall, a good book for the researcher and enthusiast. Read for personal research - found this book's contents helpful and inspiring - number rating relates to the book's contribution to my needs.
- The Balls In Her Court.
- Life in a Medieval Castle?
- Strange Scriptures That Perplex the Western Mind.
- Visions of a New Land: Soviet Film from the Revolution to the Second World War.
Jul 20, Stephanie Catlett rated it it was amazing. The insight and culture revealed in explaining the scriptures brings a new freshness to the those who enjoy reading the Bible. I love the attention to detail and the scripture references.
A must read book for every Pastor. Jun 10, Dan Zhang rated it it was amazing.
- Vento del sud (Poesia) (Italian Edition);
- Get this edition!
- Le fond de la bouteille (French Edition).
- Discover the value of old books…?
- Freely available?
- Cheesecake Basic Recipes (Cheesecake Recipes Book 1).
Definitely a must-read for anyone who reads the Bible! Many unfamiliar language usages are explained and demystified here. Sometimes the author doesn't fully answer the question, but on the whole this is a fun trip through the many culture differences between the eastern and western mind. The Sabbath Was Made for Man. A Writers Inkhorn by His Side. He Wrote on the Ground. Kicking Against the Pricks. Thy Word is a Lamp unto My Feet.
Calling to a Feast. Eaters of Barley Bread. And They Sighed for the Cucumbers. His Birthright for a Mess of Pottage. Bread in Bible Lands. The Snare of the Fowler. A Bag With Holes.
See a Problem?
Maniacs in the Tomb. Superscriptions on the Cross. An Artificer of Brass and Iron. And They Fetched the Carved Image. And Hiram Sent Masons.