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The bible

  1. 1. THE BIBLE<br />
  2. 2. 9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />2<br />The Bible<br />Most widely read book in the world<br />Translated into more languages and dialects than any other<br />Collection of 66 books (72 for Catholics)<br />Ranging in date from c. 750 BC to c. AD 100<br />
  3. 3. The Old Testament<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />3<br />
  4. 4. The Old Testament<br />Made up of 39 books<br />Classified in 6 groups:<br />History<br />Prophetic books<br />Lyric poetry<br />Drama<br />Wisdom Literature<br />Tales<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />4<br />
  5. 5. History<br />Trace the history of the Hebrews from the creation of the world down through the rebuilding of Jerusalem after the return from the Babylonian exile<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />5<br />
  6. 6. History Books<br />Hexateuch<br />Genesis<br />Exodus<br />Leviticus<br />Numbers<br />Deuteronomy<br />Joshua<br />Judges<br />I Samuel<br />II Samuel<br />I Kings<br />II Kings<br />Nehemiah<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Prophetic Books<br />First two prophets were Elijah and Elisha (though they did not write anything).<br />Amos succeeded; thundered out his threats<br />Hosea; gently persuaded<br />Pessimistic Jeremiah<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Prophetic books<br />Amos<br />Hosea<br />Micah<br />Isaiah<br />Habakkuk<br />Jeremiah<br />Lamentations<br />Ezekiel<br />The Unknown Prophet<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Lyric Poetry<br />No rhyme and no regular meter<br />With a distinct rhythm<br />Found scattered through many of the prose books:<br />The Song of Deborah (Judges)<br />The Book of Psalms<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />9<br />
  10. 10. The Psalms<br />Anthology of 150 hymns<br />Compiled 150 BC<br />Probably written by King David<br />Vary widely in tone, content and style<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Drama<br />Job – philosophical drama, principally in poetic form; probably influenced by Greek tragedy in content as well as in form<br />The Song of Songs or Song of Solomon – semidramatic poem intended to be presented with songs and dances as part of a wedding ceremony<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />11<br />
  12. 12. Wisdom Literature<br />Proverbs – a book of prudential sayings, chiefly poetic; erroneously ascribed to Solomon<br />Ecclesiastes – series of heretical essays of profound pessimism, fatalism and skepticism<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />12<br />
  13. 13. Tales<br />Ruth<br />Jonah<br />Daniel<br />Esther<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />13<br />
  14. 14. The New Testament<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />14<br />
  15. 15. The New Testament<br />An account of the origin and early development of Christianity<br />Made up of four biographies of Jesus Christ (Gospels), Church history, twenty-one epistles concerning religious matters and the apocalypse<br />Composed in the period AD 40-125<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />15<br />
  16. 16. The Gospels<br />Matthew<br />Mark<br />Luke<br />John<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />16<br />
  17. 17. Church History<br />The Acts of the Apostles<br />Epistles<br />I and II Thessalonians<br />Galatians<br />I and II Corinthians<br />Romans<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />17<br />
  18. 18. Epistles<br />Hebrew<br />James<br />I John<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />18<br />
  19. 19. The Apocalypse<br />Written soon after the widespread persecution of the Christian began under the Roman emperor Domitian<br />Foretells the fall of Rome, the Second coming of Christ, the resurrection of the Saints, chaining of Satan, the millennium, final battle between good and evil, Judgment Day and the establishment of the new Jerusalem<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />19<br />
  20. 20. The Apocrypha<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />20<br />
  21. 21. The Apocrypha<br />Collection of 14 books <br />Consists of 4 books of history, 5 tales, 2 books of wisdom, one epistle, one song, and one prayer<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />21<br />
  22. 22. HISTORY<br />I Esdras<br />II Esdras<br />I and II Macacabees<br />TALES<br />Judith<br />Susana and the Elders<br />Tobit<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />22<br />WISDOM LITERATURE<br /><ul><li>Ecclesiasticusor the Wisdom of Jesus, Son of Sirah
  23. 23. The Wisdom of Solomon</li></li></ul><li>Thank you so much!<br />9/5/2011<br />copyright 2006 BrainyBetty.com and our licensors<br />23<br />

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