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1909 The Biblical World  
The material is grouped in seven chapters, viz.: (I) Bible Geography, (2) Harmony of the Land and the Book; (3) Manners and Customs; (4) Christ's Illustrations; (5) Light from the Monuments; (6) New Testament Background; (7) Visiting the Lands of the Bible. A great deal of matter of interest and value to the average layman seeking to understand the biblical narrative is gathered together here. It is a somewhat miscellaneous and heterogeneous mass, and is sadly in need of a good index, which
more » ... od index, which would have greatly enhanced the practical value of the book. The wide range of territory covered in so small a book renders the discussion of the various themes necessarily cursory and baldly objective. But the busy man will here find gathered together a great deal of illlustrative material for which he would otherwise have to consult many volumes.
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