The intertestamental period is the protestant term and deuterocanonical period is the catholic and orthodox christian term for the gap of time between the period covered by the hebrew bible and the period covered by the christian new testamenttraditionally, it is considered to cover roughly four hundred years, spanning the ministry of malachi. World christian foundations lesson 6: the intertestamental period. To thoroughly understand the gospel of our lord jesus christ we must know the context in which the gospel was actually formed certainly we must consider the fact that the prophets of the old testament foretold the coming of christ and that christ would redeem his people. Intertestamental period 2 crushed a revolt by thebes (335) and began his as-sault against the persians, defeating them ﬁrst at the battle of granicus (334. Post-exile: ezra-esther, haggai, zechariah, malachi persian domination 536 - 333 bc some (remnant) jews return from babylon temple & city walls rebuilt. Liberty baptist theological seminary a brief history of the intertestamental period a paper submitted to dr carl diemer in partial fulfillment of the requirements for.
Online shopping from a great selection at books store. Introduction to the intertestamental period (ebook edition) shipping to canada a flat shipping fee of $1500 will be applied to your order. When we enter the world of the new testament, we see a world that is much different than the world of the old testament in the new testament, we discover groups and. Interested in the intertestamental period this article reviews the four hundred years prior to john the baptist layinig a historical framework for christ. Intertestamental period found in: introduction to the intertestamental period, introduction to the intertestamental period,this period of time, known commonly as the intertestamental period covers four.
A survey of intertestamental history from 300 to 5 bc with special attention given to the literature of the period as a theological bridge between the old and new covenants areas of study include ot apocrypha and selections from the ot pseudepigrapha, the dead sea scrolls, the development of apocalyptic literature and rabbinic judaism. This particular timeframe dubbed the intertestamental period is filled with numerous changes in power, war, struggles, treachery and events that changed religious record. Intertestamental period program though represented by no more than a blank page in most bibles, the period between the old and new testaments was a vibrant time in secular history more importantly, it was a vibrant time in biblical history as well.
The intertestamental period the period from the book of malachi at the end of our old testament to the opening of matthew at the beginning of our new testament comprises about 400 years. Today, rc sproul examines one of the most overlooked eras of biblical history: the period of time between the old testament and the new testament.
T he i ntertestamental p eriod and its significance upon christianity by dr d w ekstrand introduction printable pdf version of this study the old testament closes a little over four hundred years before christ (about 425 bc) with the jewish people being partially restored to their land, and living under the dominion of the persian. The period between the old and new testaments was a vibrant time in secular history more importantly, it was a vibrant time in biblical history as well it is hosted by daniel cates and includes 24 lessons on 6 dvds.
The holy spirit in the intertestamental period & early nt. A brief overview of the history we have covered so far will help to orientate you with the 'silent 400 years' between the old and new testaments. What is the history of the intertestamental period what happened historically between when the old testament was finished being written and jesus came what happened in the period between malachi and matthew. Sermonaudiocom - the intertestamental period series though the promise tarry, it can never come too latec h spurgeon.
What happened in the intertestamental period the 400 silent years between the old and new testaments were far from silent. The inter-testamental period bruce satterfield department of religious education, brigham young university - idaho pdf version the greek period in 334 bc, the greeks, led by alexander the great the judaism of the intertestamental period is a very complex system indeed comprising. Jewish developments diaspora the dispersion of israel began in the two exiles, ie israel in assyria (2 kings 17:23) and judah in babylon (2 kings 25:21) the majority of israelites did not return to judea after the exile and so became colonists, no longer captives, in the persian empire. Knowing the bible is dedicated to expanding your understanding of the bible by explaining concepts in their biblical, literary, and cultural contexts.