An historical account of twenty-five biblical crimes, the people involved, the consequences of their actions and the lessons they learned.
The Bible is filled with crimes committed by the famous and infamous. This book studies twenty-five crimes and provides the biblical context, what the crime was at the time, what crime it would be now, the punishment as told in the Bible and what would be a typical punishment today. With a plot line that can be truer than fiction, Criminals of the Bible is entertaining, informative, accurate and thought provoking.
A must read for anyone interested in crime, current events, social issues and history, as well as college students, pastors, Bible study leaders, biblical students and seminarians.
People Who Will Benefit From This Book:
Bible study groups, students of the Bible,people Interested in crime and criminal justice, professors, teachers, students, pastors and Bible study leaders
Mark Jones is professor of criminal justice at East Carolina University and the author of two previous books.