Explorer's Bible, Vol 1: From Creation to Exodus (Paperback)

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Explorer's Bible, Vol 1: From Creation to Exodus (Paperback)

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Engage your students in authentic, dynamic Bible study

Your students can now explore the Bible as Jews have done for centuries - by pondering, personalizing, and wrestling with the text. Combining faithful but accessible translations with thematic connections between the narratives and student's daily lives, critical-thinking exercises, and a sense of wonder, The Explorer's Bible will help you transform your classroom into a lively Bible study group.

What's New About The Explorer's Bible?

  • True-to-text translation retains the structure and tone of the Hebrew while providing students with comprehensible and age-appropriate language.
  • Opportunities for students to participate in biblical dialogue by reviewing classic interpretations of text and creating midrashim of their own.
  • Connections between text and core Jewish values help students to personalize the Bible's lessons.
  • Analyses of key Hebrew words and phrases allow students to connect intimately with biblical text.
  • Contemporary design conveys the dignity of biblical text while engaging students with lush illustrations and more than fifty full-color photographs.
  • Explanatory notes and connections to biblical archaeology bringing the text to life for students.

Contents:

  • The Birth of the World
  • Good and Evil in the Garden of Eden
  • My Brother's Keeper (Cain and Abel)
  • The Man Who Walked with God (Noah)
  • The Impossible Tower (Tower of Babel)
  • Abraham Finds His Way
  • Abraham Speaks Up (Sodom and Gomorrah)
  • The Sacrifice (The Akedah)
  • Rebecca's Kindness
  • Twins, Tricks, and Trouble (Jacob and Esau)
  • Jacob's Discovery (Jacob, Rachel, and Leah)
  • Jacob's Struggle (Jacob wrestles)
  • The Dreamer (Joseph)
  • Joseph's Gift
  • Joseph's Forgiveness
  • Baby Moses
  • Moses Stands Before God
  • Freedom and the Future (Plagues and the Exodus)

Product Details ISBN: 9780874417920
ISBN-10: 0874417929
Publisher: Behrman House Publishing
Publication Date: April 24th, 2006
Pages: 160
Language: English