An Introduction to the Old Testament

An Introduction to the Old Testament


  • Release: 2003-01-01
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 434 page
  • ISBN: 0664224121
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This work introduces the reader to the broad theological and chronological sweep of the Old Testament. It covers every book of the Old Testament in the order in which it appears in the Hebrew Bible and treats the issues and methods in contemporary interpretations without jargon.

Introduction to the Old Testament as Scripture

Introduction to the Old Testament as Scripture


  • Release: 1979
  • Publisher: Fortress Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 688 page
  • ISBN: 0800605322
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This Introduction attempts to offer a different model for the discipline from that currently represented. It seeks to describe the form and function of the Hebrew Bible in its role as sacred scripture for Israel. It argues the case that the biblical literature has not been correctly understood or interpreted because its role as religious literature has not been correctly assessed.

The Old Testament  A Very Short Introduction

The Old Testament A Very Short Introduction


  • Release: 2008-03-28
  • Publisher: OUP USA
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 140 page
  • ISBN: 9780195305050
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This Very Short Introduction provides a short, accessible overview for general readers interested in learning more about the Old Testament and its interpretation. Coogan explores the significance of the history and literature of the Old Testament and describes how non-biblical evidence, such as archaeological data and texts, has illuminated the Old Testament in a larger context. Coogan discusses law in the Bible, particularly the Ten Commandments and the biblical understandings of prophecy, myth, exodus, death, and afterlife. Finally, Coogan discusses the enduring significance of the Old Testament.

Reading the Old Testament

Reading the Old Testament


  • Release: 2012
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 510 page
  • ISBN: 9781616436704
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Daily life in Ancient Israel - Great prophets including, Hosea, Amos, Isaiah - People and lands of the Old Testament.

On the Reliability of the Old Testament

On the Reliability of the Old Testament


  • Release: 2006-06-09
  • Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 662 page
  • ISBN: 0802803962
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Draws upon a wide range of historical sources to examine the factuality of the Old Testament, arguing that the Bible's stories are firmly based on fact and refuting evidence from modern scholars who claim otherwise.

The Text of the Old Testament

The Text of the Old Testament


  • Release: 1995
  • Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 293 page
  • ISBN: 0802807887
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This classic introduction to textual criticism of the Hebrew Bible is now entirely updated. The book examines the transmission of the biblical text in its original languge, the history of its translation, the causes of corruption in the textual tradition, and the proper principles and techniques of textual criticism.

Introduction to the Old Testament

Introduction to the Old Testament


  • Release: 1989-01-01
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 644 page
  • ISBN: 0664221564
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This volume, a part of the Old Testament Library series, provides an introduction to the Old Testament. The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old Testament study through commentaries and general surveys. The contributors are scholars of international standing.