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  • ISBN: 9780-310-347705
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Page Count: 436
  • Publisher: Zondervan

A Survey of Israel’s History (Leon Wood)

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Since its first publication in 1970, Leon Wood’s A Survey of Israel’s History has established itself as a popular and useful text in Bible colleges and seminaries. This revision by David O’Brien, which brings the book up to date with current archaeological discoveries, is certain to add to its value and continue its popularity. A chapter on the Inter-Testamental Period has been added.

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A Survey of Israel’s History

Revised and Enlarged Edition

Since its first publication in 1970, Leon Wood’s A Survey of Israel’s History has established itself as a popular and useful text in Bible colleges and seminaries. This revision by David O’Brien, which brings the book up to date with current archaeological discoveries, is certain to add to its value and continue its popularity. A chapter on the Inter-Testamental Period has been added.

Numerous line-maps, charts, and diagrams help to clarity details. An extensive chronological chart provides an overall summary of names and dates. Authoritative, thoroughly biblical, factually sound, and movingly human — A Survey of Israel’s History will prove enormously helpful to the student of the Bible, and to anyone in search of a definitive history of the chosen people.

About the Authors

Leon Wood (1918-1977) was professor of Old Testament Studies and Dean of the Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary. He pursued graduate studies in Israel through New York University and the Oriental Institute, Chicago, and received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University.

David Evans O’Brien (M.A. Wheaton College; M.Div. Bethel Seminary) taught Old Testament at St. Paul Bible College, Minnesota

Table of Contents:

(these are merely the headings – many more sub-headings):

  1. Introduction
  2. Patriarchal Background
  3. Abraham
  4. Isaac, Jacob, Joseph
  5. Sojourn and Exodus Chronology
  6. Life in Egypt
  7. Israel in the Wilderness
  8. The Conquest
  9. The Judges
  10. King Saul
  11. David
  12. Solomon
  13. The Northern Kingdom
  14. The Kingdom of Judah
  15. Exile and Return
  16. Between the Testaments
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