The Old Testament
This SCM Study Guide to the Old Testament guides the newcomer to Old Testament studies easily and smoothly through the myriad of interpretations of this ancient text. Explaining difficult concepts, and ensuring space for the reader to reflect independently on topics throughout, this accessible textbook is aimed specifically at those who want to make connections between their own experience and the Old Testament text in a way which enables each to be transformed by the other. It provides the reader with matter to reflect upon and presents Biblical text in a way that makes reflection - and understanding - possible.
Why Read the Old Testament?
Why Did the Writers Write?
Are the Books in the Right Order?
How Do We Know and Does It Really Matter?
What is the Old Testament About?
In the Beginning
Terrorists or Visionaries? The Contribution of D
The P Traditions
A Time for Reflection
First Things Last
God of History
Im a Righteous Man Get Me Out of Here
Those Were the Days
Five Scrolls and a Prophet
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