MANNERS AND CUSTOMS IN THE BIBLE Author:VICTOR H. MATTHEWS Lots of questions crop up when you read the Bible. For answers, you need insight into the Bible's culture, its people and how they lived. — Manners and Customs in the Bible, by Victor H. Matthews, opens up the biblical world, from the pariarchs to Roman Palestine. Period by period, you learn how people built cities and families. What they put ... more »on for war and for pleasure. How justice was administered and religion practiced. What people ate and how they conducted trade.
It's a wealth of insight, gathered from the biblical text and from important extrabiblical sources, as well as from the most recent archaeological findings; all backed with plenty of maps and illustrations.
Understand the biblical world as never before. Manners and Customs in the Bible will help you appreciate the depth, the nuances, the context that can enrich every Bible study.« less