Manners and Customs of the Bible (Paperback)

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Have you ever wondered how a camel can go through the eye of a needle?
How the four men got their paralytic friend through the roof to Jesus?
What it means to greet one another with a holy kiss?
This book answers these questions and others. You will learn:
  • What it meant to be adopted in Bible times
  • Who the magi were
  • How lots were used
  • How the potter formed clay
  • What a whited sepulcher is
  • What fiery darts are
  • What it means to be espoused
  • Why Jesus is crowned with many crowns
  • What it means to be engraved on the palm of God's hand
This valuable resource goes book by book through the Bible, explaining many customs practiced in Bible times. Not only is it easy to understand, but it is also filled with many helpful illustrations. This useful tool will greatly aid anyone wanting to understand more about the Bible.

About the Author

James Midwinter Freeman (1827-1900) was an American clergyman and writer. Born in New York City, he was educated at Wesleyan University and Mount Union College in Ohio. Freeman entered the Methodist ministry and became assistant editor of various Sunday-school and tract publications of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1872. In addition to Handbook of Bible Manners and Customs, he wrote Use of Illustration in Sunday School Teaching and A Story History of the English Bible. Freeman also wrote several books for children under the pseudonym of "Robin Ranger."
Product Details
ISBN: 9780883682906
ISBN-10: 0883682907
Publisher: Whitaker House
Publication Date: March 1st, 1996
Pages: 528
Language: English