How to Read Genesis
Honored in 2006 as a "Year's Best Book for Preachers" by Preaching magazine. Creation in six days Woman from the side of man "Sons of god" taking "daughters of men" A massive disaster and an animal rescue boat of biblical proportions Abraham, Sarah, Hagar and the ongoing saga of a dysfunctional family These are just a few of the episodes that Genesis conjures up. But we miss the point if we focus on what seems strange to us. And we distort the message if we demand that this book answer questions that are strange to it. To read Genesis intelligently, we must consider the questions, the literature and the times in which Genesis was written. In How to Read Genesis Tremper Longman III provides a welcome guide to reading and studying, understanding and savoring this panorama of beginnings--of both the world and of Israel. And importantly for Christian readers, we gain insight into how Genesis points to Christ and can be read in light of the gospel.
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For personal Bible Study, I'm finding this great little book a valuable addition to my library. A great help in deeping my Bible study, I'd recommend it to every Believer. Read full review
I have been looking for a book like this for so long! This book is a breath of fresh air.. Tremper Longman affirms the inerrancy and infallibility of Scripture while allowing the reader total freedom ... Read full review