School And College Credit For Outside Bible Study; A Survey Of A Nonsectarian Movement To Encourage Bible Study by Clarence Ashton Wood

School And College Credit For Outside Bible Study; A Survey Of A Nonsectarian Movement To Encourage…

byClarence Ashton Wood

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX A Official Syllabus Of Bible Study For High School Students: Selected And Adopted By The High School Board Of North Dakota, August, 1912 I. STUDIES IN OLD TESTAMENT GEOGRAPHY 1. Palestine. Palestine is a strip of country at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. It extends east from the sea to the Arabian desert (on an average about 50 miles), and north from the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean to the river Leontes and Mt. Hermon (less than 150 miles). Physically, Palestine is divided into four regions, or strips, running north and south. 1. The first is a plain along the coast from five to twenty-five miles in width and of great fertility. Here were the chief cities of the Philistines and the famous Plain of Sharon. 2. The second is a hilly zone with elevations from three thousand to four thousand feet high in the north but towards the middle flattening out into the Plain of Esdraelon, watered by the river Kishon. South of this the surface again breaks into hills and becomes more and more rugged until near Hebron it attains an elevation of over three thousand feet. 3. To the east this hill country slopes rapidly to the deep gorge of the Jordan Valley, the deepest depression on the face of the earth. The Jordan rises on the slopes of Mt. Hermon some distance north of the Sea of Galilee and descends rapidly until at the Sea of Galilee it is 682 feet below sea level. It continues to descend through a winding course of nearly two hundred miles (only sixtyfive in a straight line) until at the Dead Sea it is 1292 feet below sea level. The Jordan Valley varies in width from about four miles in the north to about fourteen in the south. In the north it is fertile; in the south, alkaline and arid. The Dead Sea is forty-seven miles long and ten ...

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Title:School And College Credit For Outside Bible Study; A Survey Of A Nonsectarian Movement To Encourage…Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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