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The Handbook of Biblical Chronology (Paperback)

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Have you been skipping over references to time in the Bible because they seem too confusing? Professor Jack Finegan's "Handbook of Biblical Chronology "clarifies those ancient systems of time reckoning and the biblical passages that use them.

Part 1, Principles of Chronology in the Ancient World, describes the origins of basic units of time and surveys the calendars used in the Ancient Near East through the Roman era. Part 2, Problems of Chronology in the Bible, discusses major periods of the Old Testament, as well as the lives of Jesus, John the Baptist, and the Apostles Peter and Paul.

About the Author


Jack Finegan (1908-2000) was an American biblical scholar, and Professor Emeritus of New Testament History and Archaeology at the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California. His long list of publications includes "Light from the Ancient Past "and a number of volumes on biblical archaeology.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781619706415
ISBN-10: 1619706415
Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers
Publication Date: August 1st, 2015
Pages: 464
Language: English