The Cultural Background of the Bible


The Bible’s cultural background can help enliven the text. In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Scott T. Carroll shows how whether it be athletic references, or family structures, familiarizing ourselves with the ancient world can help us understand the Bible’s message more profoundly.

View the book, Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical and Post-Biblical Antiquity by Edwin M. Yamauchi & Marvin R. Wilson here (forthcoming in abridged, one volume). For a study Bible on the cultural backgrounds by Craig Keener and John Walton, consider the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible.

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