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People of the period

Alfred T. Camden Pratt

People of the period

being a collection of the biographies of upwards of six thousand living celebrities

by Alfred T. Camden Pratt

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Published by Neville Beeman in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography -- Dictionaries

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    Statementedited by A. T. Camden Pratt.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. in 1 ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14383753M

    THE BABYLONIAN PERIOD - HOPE FOR TROUBLED TIMES () A. THE ONE TRUE GOD VERSUS IDOLS () B. SALVATION THROUGH THE SUFFERING SERVANT () C. THE FUTURE GLORY FOR GOD'S PEOPLE () REASONS TO STUDY THE BOOK There are many reasons why Christians should read and study the book of Isaiah. Introduction. God communicated to people through prophecy for nearly the entire biblical period, from Adam until Malachi. According to a prevalent Jewish tradition, prophecy ceased with Malachi, not to be renewed until the messianic age.

    History of publishing, an account of the selection, preparation, and marketing of printed matter from its origins in ancient times to the present. The activity has grown from small beginnings into a vast and complex industry responsible for the dissemination of all manner of cultural material. This volume describes that part of the rich literary production of ancient Judaism which was not contained in the Hebrew Bible nor in rabbinic literature. These writings originated in the Second Temple period, which proved highly creative in the midst of strong external influences and internal example are the Dead Sea Scrolls, documents of an extremely separatist sect.

    Isaiah the prophet lived in Jerusalem which was the chief area of his ministry. He wrote the Book of Isaiah over a period of time during this ministry. This time period is recorded as being during. § 2. Date of the Book: Theory of a Pre-Exilic Period: (a) According to the formerly generally accepted opinion, Joel wrote in the beginning of the reign of King Joash ( B.C.), and was therefore the oldest prophet to leave a book of prophecies. This theory of an early date of composition was, above all, strongly supported by the fact.


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