The Life of the People in...

When books survive as long as our biblical collection has survived, a certain discrepancy between intention and comprehension is inevitable. But if we wish to read attentively, we must make the effort to reconstruct the concrete shell of the past as well as its essential spiritual factors. This is exactly what this book gives us.

THE LIFE OF THE PEOPLE IN BIBLICAL TIMES BY MAX RADIN VARDA BOOKS skokie, illinois, usa 5762 / 2002 For use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. To purchase Scholar PDF version with advanced functionality, go to www. publishersrow. com

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