Page images
PDF
EPUB

43 Israel: Jehu 44 Judah : Athaliah 45 Judah: Jehoash..

46 Israel: Jehoahaz 47 Israel: Jehoash xlviii The Death of Elisha.... 49 Israel: Jehoash (continued) 50 Judah: Amaziah 51 Israel: Jehoash (concluded) 52 Judah: Amaziah (continued) 53 Israel: Jeroboam..... 54 Judah: Azariah or Uzziah. 55 Israel: Zechariah..... 56 Israel : Shallum 57 Israel: Menahem. 58 Israel: Pekahiah. 59 Israel: Pekah 60 Judah: Jotham. 61 Judah: Ahaz. 62 Israel: Hoshea.. 63 Fall of Israel

Chap. Verse Page X I 202

28 206 XI I 207 21

209 XII

I 209 XIII I 212

Ιο

213 14 213 22

214 XIV I 215

15

216 17 217

Book x

I

2.

3

23 217 XV I

218 8

219 13 219 17 220 23 220 27 221

32 221 XVI I 222 XVII I 224

7 225

.XVIII

9 13 I

233 233 234 237 241

XIX
XX

[blocks in formation]

Chap. Verse Page
XXI I 243

19 245 XXII

I 246

3 246 XXIII I 249

28

252 31

253

254 XXIV I

8

254

18 256 XXV I 256

ΙΟ.

II

36

254

12.

13

274

Small 18mo. cloth extra, 50 cents each ; Leather, 60 cents.

The Modern Reader's Bible.

A Series of Books from the Sacred Scriptures,
presented in Modern Literary Form,

BY
RICHARD G. MOULTON,

M.A. (Camb.), Ph.D. (Penn.),
Professor of Literature in English in the University of Chicago.

PRESS COMMENTS. “The effect of these changes back to the original forms under which the sacred writings first appeared will be, for the vast ma

jority of readers, a surprise and delight; they will The Outlook, feel as if they had come upon new spiritual and New York. intellectual treasures, and they will appreciate for

the first time how much the Bible has suffered from the hands of those who have treated it without reference to its literary quality. In view of the significance and possible results of Professor Moulton's undertaking, it is not too much to pronounce it one of the most important spiritual and literary events of the times. It is part of the renaissance of Biblical study; but it may mean, and in our judgment it does mean, the renewal of a fresh and deep impression of the beauty and power of the supreme spiritual writing of the world." “Unquestionably here is a task worth carrying out: and it is to

be said at once that Dr. Moulton has carried it Presbyterian out with great skill and helpfulness. Both the and Reformed introduction and the notes are distinct contribuReview.

tions to the better understanding and higher

appreciation of the literary character, features, and beauties of the Biblical books treated."

PUBLISHED BY
THE MACMILLAN COMPANY,

The order in which it is proposed to issue the volumes

is as follows:

WISDOM SERIES

IN FOUR VOLUMES THE PROVERBS

A Miscellany of Sayings and Poems embodying Isolated Obser. vations of Life.

Ready ECCLESIASTICUS

A Miscellany including longer compositions, suill embodying only Isolated Observations of Life.

Ready ECCLESIASTES — WISDOM OF SOLOMON

Each is a Series of Connected Writings embodying, from different standpoints, a Solution of the Whole Mystery of Life.

Ready THE BOOK OF JOB

A Dramatic Poem in which are embodied Varying Solutions of the Mystery of Life.

Ready

DEUTERONOMY

The Orations and Songs of Moses, constituting his Farewell to the People of Israel.

Ready BIBLICAL IDYLS

The Lyric Idyl of Solomon's Song, and the Epic Idyls of Ruth,
Esther, and Tobit.

Ready

HISTORY SERIES
GENESIS

IN FIVE VOLUMES
Bible History, Part I: Formation of the Chosen Nation, Reaay

Bible History, Part II: Migration of the Chosen Nation to the Land of Promise. — Book of Exodus, with Leviticus and Numbers.

Ready THE JUDGES

Bible History, Part III: The Chosen Nation in its Efforts towards Secular Government. - Books of Joshua, Judges, I Samuel.

Ready THE KINGS

Bible History, Part IV: The Chosen Nation under a Secular Government side by side with a Theocracy. -- Books of II Samuel, I and II Kings.

Ready THE CHRONICLES

Ecclesiastical History of the Chosen Nation. -- Books of Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah.

PROPHECY SERIES

IN FOUR VOLUMES

ISAIAH
JEREMIAH

EZEKIEL
THE MINOR PROPHETS

Announcements as to further issues will be made from time to time. Send fifty cents for a copy of any volume now ready, and give it a careful examination. Its convenient size and exceptionally attractive form will lead you to subscribe for the entire series.

THE MACMILLAN COMPANY,

« PreviousContinue »