FROM ABRAHAM TO PAUL: A BIBLICAL CHRONOLOGY by ANDREW E. STEINMANN

By ANDREW E. STEINMANN

FROM THE FOREWORD: input Andrew E. Steinmann’s From Abraham to Paul. it's a publication which must have been written many years in the past. Here’s why. Steinmann not just assumes—quite rightly—that background issues, yet he additionally exhibits issues approximately biblical background. First, he exhibits that during many situations with a bit scholarly spadework we will be able to have an exceptional concept as to whilst key occasions happened, occasions just like the lifetime of Abraham, the Conquest of the Promised Land, the start of Jesus, or Paul’s moment Missionary trip. those occasions are usually not the yarn of legend: to the contrary, there's each stable intellectually-compelling cause to just accept them as historical past, historical past that actually occurred in time and house. . . . the second one factor Steinmann exhibits approximately history—and this can be no much less important—is its complexity. a few of the questions which the publication takes up are thorny questions certainly, having provoked plenty of black ink and fiery debate alongside the best way. The author’s strategy isn't polemical, yet continuously transparent; the positions taken are usually not inevitably regularly the normal positions, yet they're consistently defended from the proof. certainly, it's accurately this caliber that makes the publication any such pride to learn. . . .

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