Introduction To The Old Testament / Edition 1

Introduction To The Old Testament / Edition 1

by Walter Brueggemann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664224121

ISBN-13: 9780664224127

Pub. Date: 11/30/2003

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

In this book Walter Brueggemann, America's premier biblical theologian, introduces the reader to the broad theological scope and chronological sweep of the Old Testament. He covers every book of the Old Testament in the order in which it appears in the Hebrew Bible and treats the most important issues and methods in contemporary interpretation of the Old Testament-

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In this book Walter Brueggemann, America's premier biblical theologian, introduces the reader to the broad theological scope and chronological sweep of the Old Testament. He covers every book of the Old Testament in the order in which it appears in the Hebrew Bible and treats the most important issues and methods in contemporary interpretation of the Old Testament--literary, historical, and theological.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664224127
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
11/30/2003
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
0.91(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Imaginative Remembering1
1The Torah15
2Cosmic Miracles in Contradiction (Genesis 1-11)29
3The Ancestors (Genesis 12-50)43
4The Book of Exodus53
5The Book of Leviticus67
6The Book of Numbers75
7The Book of Deuteronomy85
8Reprise on the Pentateuch95
9The Prophets101
10The Book of Joshua109
11The Book of Judges121
12The Books of 1 and 2 Samuel131
13The Books of 1 and 2 Kings145
14The Book of Isaiah159
15The Book of Jeremiah177
16The Book of Ezekiel191
17The Minor Prophets (1)209
18The Minor Prophets (2)237
19Reprise on the Prophets263
20The Writings271
21The Book of Psalms277
22The Book of Job293
23The Book of Proverbs305
24The Five Scrolls319
25The Book of Daniel351
26The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah363
27The Books of 1 and 2 Chronicles375
28Reprise on the "Writings"383
29A Concluding Reflection391
Bibliography403
Index of Scripture418
Index of Names431

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