Explore your twenty-first-century culture in light of the first-century world of Jesus. Teachings of the Torah allows you to study the first five books of the Bible through the eyes of a first-century disciple by exploring the text from the viewpoint of those who have also wrestled with and wondered about the Word of God. It invites you into the questions, stories, and interpretations –both ancient and modern –that prove the Bible is a living book.
Experience these foundational books of the Bible through this in-depth study tool brought to you in a stunning full-color interior that includes photographs, maps, and illustrations.
-The Torah, the first five books of the Bible, in the clear, accessible NIV translation
-Word studies illuminate Hebrew words and explore their meanings
-Study notes expound on the Scripture and incorporate writings from early church writers, rabbis, and extra-biblical sources. These notes offer up commentary and ask thought-provoking questions about the text and the Bible times in which they were written.
-Book introductions and outlines for each book of the Bible
-"Addressing the Text Articles" delve deeper into select passages of Scripture
-"Day in the Life Articles" illustrate what daily life was like for people in Bible times
-Foreword from pastor and author Ed Dobson