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A Beginner's Guide to the Books of the Bible

A Beginner's Guide to the Books of the Bible

Before starting to read one of the 66 books in the Bible, it is helpful to have an overview of the book. A Beginner's Guide to the Books of the Bible provides accurate, concise, and easy-to-understand introductions to each of the 39 books of the Old Testament and 27 books of the New Testament. Each description discusses the book's purpose, approximate date of composition, authorship, contents, and distinctive features. Also included are introductions to larger sections of the Bible, such as the major and minor prophets.
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  • Publisher Augsburg Books
  • Format Paperback
  • ISBN 9780806625720
  • Dimensions 5.5 x 8.5
  • Pages 126
  • Publication Date January 1, 1991

Table of Contents

Publisher's Preface
Author's Preface
The Pentateuch
Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy
The Historical Books
Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 and 2 Samuel, 1 and 2 Kings, 1 and 2 Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah, Esther
The Psalms and Wisdom Literature
Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon
The Prophets
Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel