The bestselling Bible handbook of all time with millions of copies sold, Halley’s Bible Handbook has been thoroughly updated, while retaining its time-honored. Halley’s Bible Handbook makes the Bible’s wisdom and message accessible. You will develop an appreciation for the cultural, religious, and geographic. Your church library probably has a copy and you, too, may own one, because well over a million copies of Halley’s Bible Handbook are in print. Henry H. Halley .

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He then goes through book by book and gives the main thought hanvbook each book. Halley started as a clergyman but was told by his doctor that he had to get outside and do hard physical work for his health. Halley was a well-respected author, minister, and Bible lecturer, dedicating his life to spreading his passion for Bible study and memorization. This was on my pastor’s “Book of the Month” list on time, and I’ve really enjoyed learning context, history, customs, geography and more in this compact little treasure!

Nov 07, Katherine rated it really liked it. While this halleya may be dated and it’s archaeological information correct, it is interesting to compare the information we had then to the information we have now. How anyone can take Halley seriously is beyond me.

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Halley’s Bible Handbook Henry H. Halley

The original “Halley’s Bible Handbook” grew from small pamphlets about the Bible that he gave away to encourage churches and individuals in Bible study. I didn’t realize what I was getting into when I started this. Halley’s handbpok appear in many of his “archaeological notes. Thanks for telling us about the problem. He has forgiven us.

habdbook Refresh and try biblle. I think its an amazing book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Excellent source for help or interpretations of biblical passages. But the most important message of this handbook is, in Henry Halley’s words, “that every Christian should be a Constant and Devoted Reader of the Bible; and that the primary business of the Church and Ministry is to lead, foster, and encourage their people in that habit.


Ararat though the latter is a hallyes view. Handbolk me give everyone a head’s up. Then he talks about “foundation sacrifices” in the next paragraph, where apparently the Phoenicians sacrificed a child or children when a new house was built, and “it’s body handbokk into the wall” PG Susan rated it liked it Jan 22, Really it’s not bad, though three stars makes it look so, it’s just that Unger’s Bible Handbook is so much better.

Session 9 1 2 Mar 23, What I especially like about it is all the archaeological notes which accompany the discussion of the Bible history, along with the copious maps and photographs. Plus, most of the population couldn’t read anyway. Along with a good Bible dictionary and an exhaustive concordance.

His version of Church history is completely based upon the so-called “Great Apostasy,” halldys is dismissed by most sane Church historians. I was going to give it 2 stars because “It was OK” better describes my thoughts on the book than “I liked it” which is what 3 stars stands for, but 2 stars just makes it look worse than my true opinion of the book. Most books are rated related to their usefulness and contributions to my research.

It was a birthday present for my birthday. Read the most important chapter of this book. He gave recitations in churches, always beginning each one with a brief description of the book he was quoting from.

Read for personal research – found bkble book’s contents helpful and inspiring – number rating relates to the book’s contribution to my needs. This popped up in my Recommendations and I realized I had read it in the 80’s – maybe not every word, but I used it quite a bit as a good reference.


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This was the first commentary I ever read. He also makes it a point to send many cheap shots towards Catholics, even going so far as to describe us as “Romanists” seriously, people still use this term?

The other books I planned to read are still waiting. Sep 13, Ed rated it liked it. Crematoriums were often located next to such “tophet burial” graveyards for convenience. Santhosh rated it it was amazing Feb 21, How can i read this book? Mar 02, April Stone added it. Henry Hampton Halley was born in Kentucky, graduated from Transylvania College and the College of the Bible inand became a minister associated with Christian Churches in It does provide a broad outline of the biblical storyline, but you will need something more comprehensive for any details.

Henry Halley of Halley’s Bible Handbook

Infant and child mortality was high in different parts of the ancient world. Although I have done a lot of Bible studies, this was more effective than anything else I’ve done in helping me understand how the Old Testament is part bibld Christ’s story.

See 2 questions about Halley’s Bible Handbook…. May 04, David rated it really liked it Shelves: When note-taking by the audience distracted him, he decided to print up the information in a leaflet. In fact I would not consider this a scholarly work. May 20, Trinity Knight rated it it was amazing. In most cases, I would say his general commentary is distracting because he seems to be trying to interpret every other verse or chapter in the Bible.

I know this handbook is meant for us “dumb” people but his scholarship-even for his time-was severely lacking. Hardcoverpages.