Ancient Wine and the Bible: The Case for Abstinence

The volume you hold, Ancient Wine and the Bible : The Case for Abstinence, addresses the subject with keen logic, a grasp of history, and thorough exegesis of biblical literature. Acknowledging that the Scriptures do not retain …

The volume you hold, Ancient Wine and the Bible : The Case for Abstinence, addresses the subject with keen logic, a grasp of history, and thorough exegesis of biblical literature. Acknowledging that the Scriptures do not retain an expressed mandate against drinking alcoholic beverages as “thou shalt not steal,”he, nevertheless, demonstrates that the overwhelming witness of the Bible is like a mighty breaking wave on the north shore of Oahu, demanding abstinence based on case histories of the devastation of “strong drink” added to the “wisdom” literature of the Bible in its repeated call for abstinence.   -from Foreword by Dr. Paige Patterson, President, SWBTS

* Numerous quotes from ancient and modern authorities
* Examines ancient wine recipes, practices, and preservation.
* Study of controversial Bible passages.

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