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Liora Ravid's Daily Life in Biblical Times PDF

By Liora Ravid

ISBN-10: 9652296090

ISBN-13: 9789652296092

Why does the Bible help marriage to a number of other halves? Why does just one son inherit his father s estate? Is it attainable that the adventure s hardships and the critical scarcity of nutrients avoided Sarah from conceiving?
In The Bible particularly occurred, Dr. Liora Ravid follows within the footsteps of the biblical heroes, interpreting their tales according to the social and felony truth in their time. The booklet reconstructs the old trip of Abraham and his kin from Ur of the Chaldees to the land of Canaan from a land that worshipped a number of idols to the land of the single God, the birthplace of David, the judges, the prophets, and Jesus.

Ravid questions why the Bible starts with tales of the forefathers and foremothers, describing them as easy shepherds. Why have been they so vital? Ravid demonstrates that based on the pedigree in Genesis, the forefathers and foremothers originated from one noble relatives, the relatives that gave upward thrust to King David, ancestor of the Messiah, and based on the recent testomony, to Jesus as well.

Readers of the English Bible are frequently blind to the distinctive writing variety of the unique Hebrew, which makes use of wealthy wordplay and double entendre so as to add a number of layers of colour and intensity to the textual content. particularly for the non-Hebrew reader, the writer opens a window in this hidden global in the words.

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