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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Nov 07, Katherine rated it really liked it. Sep 13, Ed rated it liked it. 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?

However, in general he takes a basically conservative, creationist approach to the Scriptures. His version of Church history is completely based upon the so-called “Great Apostasy,” which is dismissed by most sane Church historians.

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Mar 02, Suma marked it as to-read. Feb 02, Sara rated it really liked it Shelves: Gunner King rated it it was amazing Mar 15, Return to Book Page. Santhosh rated it it was amazing Feb 21, Infant and child mortality was high in different parts of the ancient world.

Open Preview See a Problem? The other books I planned to read are still waiting. 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!


If we are His, no power on earth or in heaven or in hell can prevent His bringing us to Himself in the eternal presence of God.

I am not sure how the newest edition of this handbook compares to his older editions. Quotes from Halley’s Bible Ha He gave up pastoral work and went into the construction business, but he never gave up his faith or his love of the Bible. The version of this book I am reviewing is the 24th edition, with the 28th printing in Black-and-white photos of ruins, artifacts, and drawn maps.

When note-taking by the audience distracted him, he decided to print up the information in a leaflet. 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.

However, for those who accept the Bible as the divinely inspired, infallible, and authoritative revelation of God, the book is a useful resource for Biblical background information. How anyone can take Halley seriously is beyond me.

Halley’s Bible Handbook Henry H. Halley

Apr 21, Spaz rated it did not like it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. When each of our boys was in either seventh or eighth grade, I had them read a portion of the book each day all the way through as their Bible curriculum for handboo, year.

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This was the first commentary I ever read. 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. Along with a good Bible dictionary and an exhaustive concordance.


I learned quite a bit about the archaeology being done to understand the Bible better that was included in this book. In he produced a sixteen page booklet of introductory information and began giving it out to people who wanted it.

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Plus, most of the population couldn’t read anyway. 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. I found that Halley trying to describe every other verse or provide commentary was not needed. In fact I would not consider this a scholarly work.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Trivia About Halley’s Bible Ha Halley was a well-respected author, minister, and Bible lecturer, dedicating his life to spreading his passion for Bible study and memorization. Most books are rated related to their usefulness and contributions to my research.

People began asking him for some of this information, so he decided to write his own introduct 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 Read the most important chapter of this book.

Jun 28, Mom’s Books added it Shelves: Aug 08, Rick rated it it was ok.