Sacred Mountains, Characters, and Scenes in the Holy Land

Headley, J. T.

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1885
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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441 pp, preface, list of b&w tissue-protected illustrations, Mount Ararat: The mountains of the Bible -- Description of the flood -- After the deluge -- Mount Moriah: Journey of Abraham -- The scene on the mountain -- The dream and its fulfillment -- The Red Sea passage -- Mount Sinai: Terrific scenery amid which the law was given -- Slaughter of three thousand of the children of Israel -- Mount Hor: Character of Aaron -- Mournful scene on its top at the death of Aaron in the presence of his son and Moses -- Mount Pisgah: Character of Moses -- His touching farewell to the people -- His lonely ascent to the mountain -- The prospect spread out before him -- His death -- Eli -- Ruth -- Mount Horeb: Elijah's flight and despondency -- God's fearful exhibition of himself in the whirlwind, earthquake, and storm of fire -- The still small voice -- The nameless prophet -- The power of beauty -- Mount Carmel: Elijah's boldness -- Gathering of the people to Mount Carmel -- Trial between Elijah and the prophets of Baal -- Elijah's prayer and the answer by fire -- His prayer for rain and the sudden storm -- The chariot of fire -- Interview between the living and the dead -- Mount Lebanon: Its appearance and beauty -- Its cedars -- Its use by the prophets and poets of Israel to illustrate the beauty and glory of the church -- Absalom -- The hand-writing on the wall -- The star of Bethlehem -- Mount Tabor: The strange contrasts this earth presents -- Battle of Mount Tabor fought by Kleber -- View from the top -- Transfiguration of Christ -- Feeding the five thousand -- The prodigal son -- Mount of Olives: Agony of Christ -- His seizure and the rough treatment of him by the soldiers -- The disciple that Jesus loved -- Mount Calvary: The crucifixion scene -- Moral grandeur of the atonement -- The tomb of Christ -- Mount Zion: The touching associations connected with the name -- It stands for Jerusalem, for the church -- The love of the Israelites for Mount Zion -- The captives in Babylon -- Last sacking and overthrow of the city -- Paul -- The Mount of God: Glorious vision of John in the Isle of Patmos -- The one hundred and forty-four thousand harpers. Inked names on ffep. Minor edge wear with lightly scuffed boards, age-toned text block edges, and slightly cracke p.196 with loosening of plate between pp. 198 and 199. Clean, tight and otherwise strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with blind-stamped geometrical bands on boards, and gilt lettering to spine. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 003854

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Title: Sacred Mountains, Characters, and Scenes in ...

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York

Publication Date: 1885

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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