Encountering the Old Testament: a Christian survey

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Baker Books, Jun 1, 1999 - Religion - 512 pages
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"I highly recommend this volume to all who read the Old Testament. . . .This is a five star recommendation." -Messenger

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Review: Encountering the Old Testament, Second Edition with CD-ROM

User Review  - tboyerva - Christianbook.com

I have been enjoying this overview of the Old Testament. It does a good job of tieing together events and circumstances that a study of a particular book of the Bible might miss. Read full review

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User Review  - Jonathan Becker - Christianbook.com

I purchased this book because it is required reading for one of my upcoming Old Testament classes. The books has its fair share of positives and negatives. Positives: -The book is well-organized and ... Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Bill T. Arnold (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is director of Hebrew studies and professor of Old Testament and Semitic languages at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He is the author of Encountering the Book of Genesis, and coauthor of Encountering the Old Testament, and A Guide to Biblical Hebrew Syntax. He and his wife, Susan, have three sons and live in Lexington, Kentucky.