Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey

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Baker Books, 2008 - Religion - 528 pages
The bestselling Encountering the Old Testament has become the leading Old Testament survey text. Now the second edition has been updated throughout with revisions to the text, sidebars, bibliographies, notes, and indexes. The accompanying CD-ROM has been radically revised to demonstrate its close connection to the text and includes links to study aids, videos, and photos. The book's numerous helpful features include full-color illustrations, photographs, sidebars, focus boxes, learning objectives, chapter outlines and summaries, and study questions.

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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

About the author (2008)

Bill T. Arnold (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is professor of Old Testament and Semitic languages at Asbury Theological Seminary. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Encountering the Book of Genesis, Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books, A Guide to Biblical Hebrew Syntax, and a commentary on 1 and 2 Samuel. Bryan E. Beyer (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is professor of Old Testament at Columbia International University Seminary and School of Missions. He is the author of Encountering the Book of Isaiah and coeditor (with Bill Arnold) of Readings from the Ancient Near East.

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