The natural history of the land of the Bible

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Bible -- Natural history., Natural history -- Is

Places

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Statement[by Azaria Alon].
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LC ClassificationsQH193.I8 A615 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination276 p. :
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Open LibraryOL4571695M
ISBN 100385142226
LC Control Number77091916

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Subjects: Nature in the Bible. Natural history -- Israel. Natural history. View all. The book reminds us of how much of the Bible relies on natural symbol and metaphor that the original readers know, but we now tend to miss. For instance, when Isaiah () is describing future punishments in the land, he says "the cormorant and the bittern shall possess it."Cited by: The Natural History of the Bible Book Description: Combining his scientific work as an ecologist with a life-long study of the Bible, Daniel Hillel offers fresh perspectives on biblical views of the environment and the origin of ethical monotheism.

The natural history of the Bible: being a review of the physical geography, geology, and meteorology of the Holy Land, with a description of every animal and plant mentioned in Holy ScriptureSociety for Promoting Christian Knowledge, Pott, Young & by: 2. Since its first publication in this country, Yohanan Aharoni's informative, fact-filled work has been a prime source in its field.

Now considerably enlarged, and with both text and maps updated, this classic study offers an even more accurate description of the geography, history, and archeology of Palestine. The Land of the Bible is an essential textbook that will continue to serve both 5/5(1).

The natural history of the Bible: an environmental exploration of the Hebrew scriptures User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. With all the commentaries and books on the Hebrew Scriptures that have appeared over the years, it would seem nearly impossible to write something unique and illuminating.

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A prominent environmental scientist who surveyed Israel's land and water resources and has worked on agricultural development projects throughout the region, Daniel Hillel is a uniquely qualified expert on the natural history of the lands of the Bible.

Combining his scientific work with a passionate, life-long study of the Bible, Hillel offers Reviews: 9. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE LAND OF THE BIBLE by ALON A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The Natural History of the Land of the Bible by Azaria Alon A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Alon Tal, Environmental History Fascinating because of its fine prose, important because of its scope.

Kansas City Star An informed and readable entrance into a profound world. Harvey E. Goldberg, The European Legacy The Natural History of the Bible is one beautiful book. Jeanne Kay Guelke, Environmental Ethics I highly recommend this book. The natural history of the Bible: being a review of the physical geography, geology, and meteorolgy of the Holy Land, with a description of every animal and plant mentioned in.

by Daniel Hillel. New York: Columbia University Press,pp. $ Reviewed by Paula Wapnish.

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In The Natural History of the Bible, Daniel Hillel combines a wealth of scholarship from the fields of history, archaeology and Biblical criticism, but above all, from the environmental sciences, to illustrate the profound effect that environment played in shaping ancient Hebrew society.

With chapters on physical geography and natural vegetation, trees and shrubs, herbs and flowers, mammal, birds, and other creatures, in this new book, Peter Goodfellow explores the natural history of the Bible tying in his descriptions to biblical references and, where relevant, explaining how these factors influenced the lives of the people of.

The natural history of the Bible: being a review of the physical geography, geology, and meteorology of the Holy Land: with a description of every animal and plant mentioned in Holy Scripture by Tristram, H.

(Henry Baker),   The Bible is not detached philosophy. It tells us what happened (in history) so that we can understand what happens (in life). After the Pentateuch (the first five books of Scripture), there is a major transition as the wandering Israelites entered the ancient land of Canaan.

One of two books I received for Christmas from my favorite archeology (and engineering) student was The Natural History of the Bible: An Environmental Exploration of the Hebrew Scriptures by Daniel Hillel. She knew of my interest in learning more about the history of the Old Testament after reading Joseph and His Brothers/5(9).

A review of the physical geography, geology, and meteorology of the Holy Land based on the writings of a nineteenth century traveler, H.B. Tristram, then canon of Durham. Illustrated with over one hundred drawings, the book explores the plants and animals mentioned in the Bible.

ver más. The Natural History of the Bible An Environmental Exploration of the Hebrew Scriptures (Book): Hillel, Daniel: Columbia Univ PrDaniel Hillel follows events in the Hebrew Bible to reveal the complex interplay between the ancient Israelites and their natural and cultural environments.

More than just affecting their material existence, the diverse environmental character of the ancient Near. Biblical Geography is important because God is in history, and history is forever connected to the geography of the land from which the events in history occurred.

All the events in the Bible happened in time, and happened in a certain place, on a mountain or near a. A prominent environmental scientist who surveyed Israel's land and water resources and has worked on agricultural development projects throughout the region, Daniel Hillel is a uniquely qualified expert on the natural history of the lands of the Bible.

This unique book offers a Catholic view of the Holy Land in the debate that rages among Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Alain Marchadour and David Neuhaus, two biblical scholars and priests living in Jerusalem, clearly analyze the Promised Land-as concept, history, and contested terrain-in Catholic teaching and doctrine.

"Understanding the Land of the Bible is a guide to biblical Isreal and much more. It not only informs the reader about the cities, rivers, mountains, and climate of the land, but it does so while insightfully pointing out their biblical-theological significance.

Find out about the setting for God’s great redemptive acts." —Tremper Longman III. Trees--characterized as "the past's oldest witness" (from the book's first sentence)--play a central role throughout This Radical Land: A Natural History of America Dissent.

Each essay has what Miller calls a witness tree that "stands as the central, organizing, orienting landmark" for the tale to be told (6).". Book Description: This unique book offers a Catholic view of the Holy Land in the debate that rages among Jews, Christians, and Muslims.

Alain Marchadour and David Neuhaus, two biblical scholars and priests living in Jerusalem, clearly analyze the Promised Land—as concept, history, and contested terrain—in Catholic teaching and doctrine.

The Natural History of the Bible; Being a Review of the Physical Geography, Geology, and Meteorology of the Holy Land, with a Description of Every Ani: Tristram, Henry Baker: : LibrosReviews: 1.

The Land of Milk and Honey, An Introduction to the Geography of Israel; I send out occasional notes as well as a quarterly newsletter to let my friends know where I am as well as what book or film projects are underway. Natural History. Bible geography studies natural history. The Land, the Bible, and History: Toward the Land That I Will Show You () by Alain Marchadour, David Neuhaus, Carlo Maria Martini Hear about sales, receive special offers & more.

You can unsubscribe at any time. About this Item: Denver Museum of Natural History. Paperback. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library.Answer: a lot!

It’s one thing to read a Bible passage that mentions a place somewhere in the Holy Land. It’s quite another to SEE that place in a map or photo, in line with the text.

This week on The Land and the Book, we’ll help you see the places of the Bible in the passages of the Bible. Plus, we’ll update you on all the headlines.This unique book offers a Catholic view of the Holy Land in the debate that rages among Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Alain Marchadour and David Neuhaus, two biblical scholars and priests living in Jerusalem, clearly analyze the Promised Land—as concept, history, and contested terrain—in Catholic teaching and doctrine.