Companion to the Bible

Author: E. P. Barrows
Language: English
Wordcount: 238,887 / 747 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.7
LoC Categories: BL, BS
Downloads: 3,449
Added to site: 2005.12.10
mnybks.net#: 12155
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Religion, Reference
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nts--6. The Author of the Books of Samuel also--7. Original Sources for the Books of Kings and Chronicles--8. These Two Works refer not to Each Other, but to a Larger Collection of Original Documents--9. Character of these Documents--They were written, in Part at Least, by Prophets, and they all come to us with the Stamp of Prophetic Authority.--10. The Books of Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther--III. _The Prophetical Books_--11. The Books enumerated--Paucity of Prophets before Samuel--Schools of the Prophets established by him--The Prophets a Distinct Order of Men in the Theocracy from his Day onward--12. The Era of Written Prophecy--IV. _The Poetical Books_--13. Their General Character--The Book of Job--14. The Book of Psalms--15. Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Canticles--_Completion of the Canon_--16. Preservation of the Sacred Books to the Time of Ezra--The Law; the Prophetical Books; the Psalms and other Canonical Writings--17. The Completion of the Canon ascribed by the Jews to Ezra and his Coadjutors--This Tradi

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