A History of the Hebrew People from the Settlement in Canaan to the Division of the Kingdom

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Kessinger Publishing, Aug 1, 2004 - Religion - 264 pages
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1907. With maps and plans. The purpose in the present work is to introduce the general as well as the technical Bible student to the essential features of the political, social, and religious life of the Hebrew people. Contents: Part I. Introductory Studies: The Scope and Importance of Hebrew History; The Sources of Hebrew History; The Land of the Hebrews; The Ancient Tribes Inhabiting Canaan; The Genesis of the Hebrew People. Part II. The Settlement in Canaan and the Preparation for the United States: Historical Sources for This Period; Settlement and Final Location of the Hebrew Tribes; Hebrew Champions and Wars of Deliverance; Origin and History of the Kingdom of Gideon; The Philistine Yoke; Social and Religious Conditions During the Period of the Judges. Part III. The History of the United Kingdom: Historical Sources; Steps Leading to the Establishment of the Hebrew Kingdom; The Decline of Saul, and the Rise of David; The Battle of Gilboa, and the Death of Saul; David King Over Judah, and the Fall of the House of Saul; David Established as King Over All Israel; David's Foreign Wars and Conquests; The Organization of David's Kingdom; David's Family History; The Character and Work of David; The Accession of Solomon; The Foreign and Home Policy of Solomon; The Palace and Temple of Solomon; and Social and Religious Conditions Under the United Kingdom. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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