A Survey of Old Testament Introduction

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Moody Publishers, 1996 - Religion - 608 pages
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In this revised volume, Gleason Archer approaches the study of the Old Testament from both the general and the specific point of view. Dealing first with issues over which many scholars debate, Archer offers evidence to support the conservative view of: canonicity historicity inspiration textual problems higher criticismThe second section dissects each book of the Old Testament individually, presenting discussions of specific issues related to that particular book. Archer thoroughly covers such issues as: Biblical creationism Noah's ark and the flood Authorship Chronology Alleged language, style, and theme differencesA Survey of Old Testament Introduction is invaluable to students, scholars, and laymen who want to understand the conservative position of Old Testament issues and are not afraid to examine critical views.

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SOTI by Archer is thorough, yet readable.

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Archer's credentials are impressive, as is his knowledge, and he champions the direct verbal inspiration of the Old Testament. Read full review

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Gleason Archer's book is another must-have book in the library of a reading Christian. This is a superb scholarly introduction to the Old Testament that does not compromise faith. One of the most ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Gleason L. Archer Jr., PhD, was professor emeritus of Old Testament and Semitic studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

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