An Introduction to the Old Testament

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Zondervan, 1994 - Religion - 473 pages
Several distinctives set this volume apart from other introductions to the Old Testament: - It is thoroughly evangelical in its perspective. - It emphasizes 'special introduction' -- the study of individual books. -It interacts in an irenic spirit with the historical-critical method. - It features high points of research history and representative scholars rather than an exhaustive treatment of past scholarship. - It deals with the meaning of each book, not in isolation but in a canonical context. - It probes the meaning of each book in the setting of its culture. With an eye on understanding the nature of the Old Testament historiography, An Introduction to the Old Testament offers the reader a solid understanding of three key issues: historical background, literary analysis, and theological message.
 

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Contents

ABBREVIATIONS
11
Samuel
135
Job
199
Psalms
222
Proverbs
235
Jeremiah 285 303
285
Lamentations
303
Ezekiel
313
Nahum
403
Habakkuk
409
Zephaniah
415
Haggai
421
Zechariah
427
Malachi
437
SCRIPTURE INDEX
443
NAME INDEX
464

Daniel
329
Hosea
353
Jonah
391
SUBJECT INDEX
472
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