The People's Bible History: Prepared in the Light of Recent Investigations

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George Claude Lorimer
H.O. shepard Company, 1896 - Bible - 910 pages
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Contents


Birth and training of Abraham 121 Migration of Chaldean monuments 131 Abraham and Ishmael
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divine plan 123 Reasons for the stay there 123 Laxity Dean Stanleys interpretation of the tragedy 137
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entage of the lawgiver 164 The mothers stratagem identification of the mount of the law 188 Israel called
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The murder of an Egyptian taskmas both of worship and of law 191 Analysis and signifi
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of Pharaohs host 180 The greatest tragedy of an Lifting up of the brazen serpent 200 Defeat of
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from the constitution of man 205 Religious develop ideas of the Aryans 210 Aryans free from the sensual
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Abrahams sacrifice of Isaac a typical event 214 The Saul and Ananias and Sapphira 240 The law of offer
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His dilemma 221 Jobs argument and the First Fruits the Feast of Pentecost the Feast
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Tabernacle 230 231 The Holy of Holies 231 Symbol and man and man and man 257 258 Restoration of
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out the Lord 237 Fire of the altar kindled from heaven Laws regarding debt and usury 263 The civil laws
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tine of ancient and modern times 267 The invasion by and the site cursed by Joshua 282 The sin of Achan
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Rahab an ancestress of Jesus 277 Her place in his of cruelty 293 The Israelites swords wrought a work
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and duration of service 305 Table of the oppressors childless widow prefers her claim upon Boaz but
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and utter rout of the Midianites and vengeance upon For the sins of Elis sons the Israelites are defeated
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Prosperity acquired under Samuel 339 warriors strikes terror into the Israelites 345 Saul
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ance of the young prince Jonathan 344 Jonathans bold ance 348 Dark change in the fortunes of Saul
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David presents himself to Saul at Gibcah Analysis of some of the Psalms of David 362 Some
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New invasion by the Philistines 350 The to proper duty and the dignity of worship resumed
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king of Gath and in the Cave of Adullam 352 The in Tamar Davids daughter dishonored by her half
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the messenger who claims to have killed Saul 355 Treachery of Adonijah Joab and Abiathar 373 Adoni
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FROM THE DIVISION OF THE EMPIRE TO THE LAST OF THE KINGS
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Israel visited with drought famine and salem sacked by the Assyrians and the king slain
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and his people renew the covenant with God and idol Jehoiakim in chains and plunders the Temple 431
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LITERATURE AND MANUSCRIPTS OF THE NEW TESTAMENT
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Evidence of authenticity of the Epistles of Paul the agreement of a company of independent witnesses
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most complete and convincing 541 Classification of Corroborative inference from the record of the Epistles
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son of events by which date of writing is fixed 551 Value of our English translation of the Bible 570
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Vaticanus probably written in the fourth century by schools at Antioch and Edessa paid much attention
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years after the Crucifixion 576 577 The Codex Bczcz the text probably made at Antioch about the middle
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FROM THE BIRTH IN BETHLEHEM TO THE CRUCIFIXION ON CALVARY
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Jesus at Bethlehem 594 The message to the shepherds filled with madness 625 The Sermon on the Mount
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Dimittis of Simeon and his blessing of the child and 631 The teaching by parables 632 The parable of
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John the Baptist cousin of Jesus 605 The Promises to his disciples 639 The fate of John
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Doubting Thomas loyal faith 659 Touching and of the Talents 670 The Last Supper of the Lord
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young man 662 The parable of the Vineyard 662 The by the servant of the High Priest 674 Peters denial
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Parable of the Wicked Husbandman ana maltreated by the mob 678 Led away to be crucified
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sent to despatch the sufferers 681 The two thieves commission 692 Appears to the disciples at intervals
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port the mystery to the governor and Jewish elders 690 The idea of the philosophers of immortality vague
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The spirit sent from heaven 708 Advent of at Lystra 739 Appeals against the worship of
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Stephen the first martyr 720 Saul the smith arouses antagonism 753 A tour in Macedonia
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Peters tour through the churches 730 Cure of Eneas Rome Tempest and shipwreck 761 The incident
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FROM THE FALL OF JERUSALEM TO THE TRIUMPH OF CHRISTIANITY
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Peculiar significance of the primitive Church 767 kind debtor to the Jew 791 The apostle of love
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the world contrasted 771 Saint Johns vivid compari 794 The writing of the Apocalypse 794 Analysis
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of monsters of iniquity 774 Educated by a human The synoptic period passing away and the Johannean
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to the original position of the Church 813 Our religion in the catacombs wrote their confession of faith with
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