The Historical Setting of Divine Revelation


Arendzen, J. P. Men & Manners in the Days of Christ: Studies and Character Sketches of the First Century. London: Sheed & Ward, 1929.

Bright, John. A History of Israel: Second Edition. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1972.*

Daniel-Rops, Henri. Daily Life in the Time of Jesus. NY: Hawthorn, 1962.

Edersheim, Alfred. The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah: In Two Volumes. NY: Longmans, 1896.* Link is the Eerdmans edition (1953).

_____. Sketches of Jewish Social Life: In the Days of Christ. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1987.* Link is the Hodder and Stoughton edition (1904).

_____. The Temple: Its Ministry and Services as they were at the Time of Jesus Christ.  Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1997.* Link is the Hodder and Stoughton edition (1904).

Finegan, Jack. Handbook of Biblical Chronology: Principles of Time Reckoning in the Ancient World and Problems of Chronology in the Bible, Revised Edition. Peabody: Hendrickson, 1998.*

Freeman, James M. The New Manners and Customs of the Bible. North Brunswick: Bridge-Logos, 1998.*

Kaiser Jr., Walter C., et al. NIV Archaeological Study Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2005.*

Merrill, Eugene. Kingdom of Priests: A History of Old Testament Israel. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1996.*

Miller, Madeleine S. and J. Lane. Harper’s Encyclopedia of Bible Life. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1978.*

Packer, J. I., et al. Nelson’s Illustrated Encyclopedia of Bible Facts. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1995.*

Ricciotti, Giuseppe. The History of Israel. Fort Collins: Roman Catholic Books, 1955 reprint.

Schwartz, Max. Machines, Buildings, Weaponry of Biblical Times. Grand Rapids: Revell, 1998.*

de Vaux, Roland. Ancient Israel: Its Life and Institutions. NY: McGraw-Hill, 1961.

Vos, Howard F. Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Manners & Customs: How the People of the Bible Really Lived. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1999.*

Whiston, William, trans. The Works of Josephus. Peabody: Hendrickson, 1987.*