As an introductory text and companion for the Interfaces series, From Earth's Creation to Johns Revelation gives an overview of the basic material necessary for an introductory undergraduate course in Old or New Testament. It helps readers locate the biblical characters within the biblical timeline and introduces the characters in ways that students of the Bible will find informative and vital. It is organized chronologically and includes maps for further study.
Chapters are "Origins Stories (Set Pre-1000 B.C.E.)," (Re-)Settlement in the Land (Set Pre-1000 B.C.E.), The Monarchic Period (Just Pre-1000587 B.C.E.), Exile: Exilic-Diaspora Setting (Sixth Century B.C.E.), Post-Exilic Early Second Temple Persian Judah: Persian Period (SixthFourth Centuries B.C.E.), Late Second-Temple Judaism: Hellenistic Period (SecondFirst Centuries B.C.E.), Intertestamental Period (The First Centuries B.C.E. and C.E.), New Testament Period (Mid-First Century C.E.), New Testament Period (Late First Century C.E.)
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Barbara Green, OP, PhD, Interfaces editor, is a professor at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.
Carleen Mandolfo is assistant professor at St. Marys College in Moraga, California.
Catherine M. Murphy is assistant professor at Santa Clara University in California.