A composite introduction to the Hebrew Bible, with illuminating texts, maps, chronologies and charts. Special section on the Hebrew alphabet and calendar. All major empires, battles and events are covered in a pleasing format.
Nearly all the questions you ever wanted to ask about Understanding the Old Testament: 1) Which books of the Bible are included in the Five Scrolls? 2) Can you name the peoples and lands of the ancient Near East in the time of the Bible? 3) Who were the Kings of Judah and Israel? Answers to these and many more questions relating to the Old Testament can be found in UNDERSTANDING THE OLD TESTAMENT: An Introductory Atlas to the Hebrew Bible.