An Elementary Commentary on the Astronomical References of Holy Scripture (Classic Reprint)
Author: Edward Walter Maunder
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Excerpt from The Astronomy of the Bible: An Elementary Commentary on the Astronomical References of Holy Scripture Because commentators as a rule are not astronomers, and therefore either pass over the astronomical allusions of Scripture in silence, or else annotate them in a way which, from a scientific point of view, leaves much to be desired. Astronomical allusions in the Bible, direct and indirect, are not few in number, and, in order to bring out their full significance, need to be treated astronomically. Astronomy further gives us the power of placing ourselves to some degree in the position of the patriarchs and prophets of old. We know that the same sun and moon, stars and planets, shine upon us as shone upon Abraham and Moses, David and Isaiah. We can, if we will, see the unchanging heavens with their eyes, and understand their attitude towards them. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Author: E. Walter Maunder
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
An elementary commentary on the astronomical references of the Holy Scripture, with 34 illustrations. Divided into four Books including: Book 1, The Heavenly Bodies: Hebrew and astronomy; creation; deep; firmament; ordinances of the heavens; sun; moon; stars; comets; meteors; eclipses of the sun and moon; Saturn and astrology. Book 2, The Constellations: origin of the constellations; Genesis and the constellations; story of the Deluge; tribes of Israel and the zodiac; leviathan; Pleiades; Orion; Mazzaroth; Arcturus. Book 3, Times and Seasons: day and its division; Sabbath and the week; month; year; Sabbatic year and the jubilee; cycles of Daniel. Book 4, Three Astronomical Marvels: Joshua's long day; dial of Ahaz; star of Bethlehem.
Author: E. Walter Maunder
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
A commentary on the astronomical references of holy scripture. Facsimile reprint of the first edition, including index and 34 illustrations.
WBC Volume 18B
Author: David J. A. Clines
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Complete the Old Testament series of the Word Biblical Commentary with Dr. David Clines’ monumental study of Job. Volume 18B is devoted entirely to the response of the Lord from the tempest to Job, together with the replies of Job (Job 38–42), presenting the Lord's own explanation of his manifold purposes in creation and bringing to an unexpected conclusion Job's dramatic quest for justice. Difficult portions of the Hebrew text are thoroughly handled, but the commentary is written for the non-technical reader and scholar alike. Clines uncovers the driving force of the argument and the drama of the book. The Explanation sections at the end of each chapter brilliantly summarize the views of the speakers and offer thoughtful reflections on their theological value. The volume concludes with a unique 250-page bibliography of virtually everything that has been written about the Book of Job, including its influence on art, music and literature. Features include: Complete new translation and verse by verse commentary on the Book of Job, in constant dialogue with other commentators Extensive scholarly notes on the Hebrew text of the book and its many obscure terms Unparalleled bibliography gives sweeping coverage of all aspects of the Book of Job from scholarly books to art, literature, and music
Questinons and Answers
Author: Donald B. DeYoung
This book, divided into six sections, discusses the earth and moon, the solar system, the stars, general science and technical terms. The book's question-and-answer format makes a practical tool for the classroom and home school. In this new edition, sky charts, and stargazing tips are included.
A Comprehensive Study of Biblical Astronomy
Author: Cleveland Carter
Publisher: WestBow Press
The origin and study of astronomy is as old as mankind. The names of constellations and stars and their meaning are older than mankind. God gave Adam the responsibility of naming the animals, but God named the stars and constellations and gave them each a meaning. God instructed the first humans in these meanings. These meanings have been preserved and transmitted from antiquity to the present for us to know and understand. Though much has been lost throughout time, much has been rediscovered. Discover the real meaning of the stars and constellations. Discover the past, present, and future. Discover the story of the Gospel in the stars.
Author: British Astronomical Association
List of members, 1890-1913, bound with v. 1-23.
Author: Sir Robert Stawell Ball
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
The Story of the Heavens" is the title of our book. We have indeed a wondrous story to narrate; and could we tell it adequately it would prove of boundless interest and of exquisite beauty. It leads to the contemplation of grand phenomena in nature and great achievements of human genius. Let us enumerate a few of the questions which will be naturally asked by one who seeks to learn something of those glorious bodies which adorn our skies: What is the Sun—how hot, how big, and how distant? Whence comes its heat? What is the Moon? What are its landscapes like? How does our satellite move? How is it related to the earth? Are the planets globes like that on which we live? How large are they, and how far off? What do we know of the satellites of Jupiter and of the rings of Saturn? How was Uranus discovered? What was the intellectual triumph which brought the planet Neptune to light? Then, as to the other bodies of our system, what are we to say of those mysterious objects, the comets? Can we discover the laws of their seemingly capricious movements? Do we know anything of their nature and of the marvellous tails with which they are often decorated? What can be told about the shooting-stars which so often dash into our atmosphere and perish in a streak of splendour? What is the nature of those constellations of bright stars which have been recognised from all antiquity, and of the host of smaller stars which our telescopes disclose? Can it be true that these countless orbs are really majestic suns, sunk to an appalling depth in the abyss of unfathomable space? What have we to tell of the different varieties of stars—of coloured stars, of variable stars, of double stars, of multiple stars, of stars that seem to move, and of stars that seem at rest? What of those glorious objects, the great star clusters? What of the Milky Way? And, lastly, what can we learn of the marvellous nebulæ which our telescopes disclose, poised at an immeasurable distance? Such are a few of the questions which occur when we ponder on the mysteries of the heavens. The history of Astronomy is, in one respect, only too like many other histories. The earliest part of it is completely and hopelessly lost. The stars had been studied, and some great astronomical discoveries had been made, untold ages before those to which our earliest historical records extend. For example, the observation of the apparent movement of the sun, and the discrimination between the planets and the fixed stars, are both to be classed among the discoveries of prehistoric ages. Nor is it to be said that these achievements related to matters of an obvious character. Ancient astronomy may seem very elementary to those of the present day who have been familiar from childhood with the great truths of nature, but, in the infancy of science, the men who made such discoveries as we have mentioned must have been sagacious philosophers.
Portfolio of 8 charts accompanies v. 83.