An introduction to the books of the Old and New Testament

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Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., 1849 - Bible - 337 pages
 

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Contents

A THE CANONICAL BOOKS OF THE OLD TESTAMENT 9The Earliest Division of the Canon
18
10Later Division of the Canon
21
THE HISTORICAL BOOKS 12Historical Composition among the Hebrews
23
THE PENTATEUCH 13Contents
26
14Character and Formation of the Five Books of the Pentateuch
28
ISObservations specially on the Book of Genesis 84
34
16Continuation
40
17Observations on Exodus
42
18Remarks on Leviticus
46
19Observations on the Book of Numbers
48
20Observations on the Book of Deuteronomy
52
21Moses and his Law
54
THE BOOK OF JOSHUA 22Contents Character and Authorship of the Book
57
23Remarks on the Book of Joshua
59
THE BOOK OF JUDGES
60
24Contents Character and Formation of the Book
61
25Observations on the Book of Judges
63
THE BOOK OF RUTH 26Contents Character and Author
65
THE TWO BOOKS OF SAMUEL 27Contents Character and Author
66
28Observations on the Books of Samuel
67
Sect 29Contents Character and Author
71
80Observations on the Books of Kings
73
31Continuation
78
the two books of chronicles 32Contents Character and Author
80
S3Observations on the Chronicles
83
THE BOOK OF EZRA
86
84Contents Character and Author
88
35Observations on the Book of Ezra
89
THE BOOK OF NEHEMIAH 36Contents Character and Formation
91
37Observations on the Book of Nehemiah
92
THE BOOK OF ESTHER 38Contents Character Authorship
93
39Observations on Esther
95
THE POETICAL BOOKS
96
40On the Poetry of the Hebrews in General
97
41Contents Character and Authorship
99
42Observations on the Book of Job
101
43Contents Character and Authorship
102
44Observations on the Psalms
105
THE PROVERBS OF SOLOMON 45Contents Character and Authorship
109
46Observations on the Proverbs of Solomon
110
ECCLESIASTES 47Contents Character and Authorship
112
48Observations on Ecclesiastes
113
THE SONG OF SOLOMON 49Contents Character and Authorship
115
50Observations on the Song of Solomon
116
THE PROPHETIC BOOKS 51On the Prophetic Office generally
118
52Age of the Prophets
122
53Prophecies
124
THE PROPHET ISAIAH 54Contents and Character
128
55Life of Isaiah
130
56Of the Servant of God
132
THE PROPHET JEREMIAH 57Contents and Character 186
136
58Life and Times of Jeremiah
138
59The Lamentations of Jeremiah
140
THE PROPHET EZEKIEL PAGE Sect 60Contents and Charactei
141
61Life and Times of Ezekiel
143
THE PROPHET DANIEL 62Contents Character and Authorship
144
63The Circumstances of Daniels Life and the Historical Rela tions in the Book at and after his Age
147
THE TWELVE MINOR PROPHETS 64The Prophet Hosea
152
65 Joel
154
74 Zechariah
164
76 Malachi
166
B THE APOCRYPHAL BOOKS OF THE OLD TESTAMENT 76On the Apocrypha in General
167
77Judith
169
78The Wisdom of Solomon
171
79The Book of Tobit
174
80Ecclesiasticus
176
81Baruch with the Epistle of Jeremiah
178
82The First Book of the Maccabees
180
83The Second Book of the Maccabees
182
84The Third and Fourth Books of the Maccabees
183
85The Jewish History in the Three Last Centuries before Christ
184
86The Rest of Esther
191
87The Additions to Daniel
192
88The Prayer of Manasses
194
THE NEW TESTAMENT 89Canonical Books
195
90Apocryphal Books
198
91Of the Original Greek and the First Manuscripts of the New Testament
200
92Division and Order of the Books of the New Testament
202
93Their Mutual Relation and their Title
204
94Credibility of the Evangelical Narratives
206
95Contents
209
96Author Character and Formation
210
Sect 97Contents
212
98Author Character and Formation
213
99Contents
215
101Contents
218
102Author Character and Formation
219
THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES 103Contents
222
104Author Character and Formation
223
105The Jewish History during the Events narrated in the Evange lists and the Acts of the Apostles
227
106Continuation of the History
232
107The Jewish Sects in the Time of Christ
238
THE DOCTRINAL BOOKS OR THE TWENTYONE APOSTOLICAL LETTERS 108Occasion and Character in General
242
109Formation Sending and Reception of the Epistles
246
THE THIRTEEN EPISTLES OF PAUL 110The Life of the Apostle Paul 218
248
111The Same continued
253
112The Character of Paul
259
113Continuation
267
114Peculiarities of the Pauline Epistles
272
115Pauline EpistlesOrder of Time
275
THE NINE EPISTLES OF PAUL TO WHOLE COMMUNITIES 116 The Epistle to the Romans
277
117 The Two Epistles to the Corinthians
282
The Epistle to the Galatians
288
The Epistle to the Ephesians
291
120The Epistle to the Philippians
295
121The Epistle to the Colossians
298
122The Two Epistles to the Thessalonians
301
THE FOUR EPISTLES OF PAUL TO INDIVIDUALS 123The Two Epistles to Timothy
305
124The Epistle to Titus
308
125The Epistle to Philemon
311
THE SEVEN CATHOLIC EPISTLES 127The Two Epistles of Peter
315
128Continuation
318
129The Three Epistles of John
322
130Character and Formation of the Second and Third Epistles
325
131The Epistle of James
326
132The Epistle of Jude
330
THE PROPHETIC BOOK 133The Apocalypse
332
134Continuation
336

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