They Spoke from God: A Survey of the Old Testament

They Spoke from God: A Survey of the Old Testament

by William C. Williams
     
 

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Many people consider the Old Testament to be complicated, mysterious, and far removed from current thought and life. A textbook on teh Old Testament should not deepen these attitudes, but work to replace them. They Spoke from God addresses the writings of teh Old Testament in simple language and in a personal style that speaks directly to teh reader. It not only…  See more details below

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Many people consider the Old Testament to be complicated, mysterious, and far removed from current thought and life. A textbook on teh Old Testament should not deepen these attitudes, but work to replace them. They Spoke from God addresses the writings of teh Old Testament in simple language and in a personal style that speaks directly to teh reader. It not only provides the student with a basic grasp of relevant passages; it also relates teh biblical text to historical, theological, and ethical questions. Most importantly They Spoke from God demonstrates how the various portions of the Old Testament fit together with one another, held together by the story of a God at work to redeem his people

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607311706
Publisher:
Logion Press
Publication date:
02/17/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
920
File size:
10 MB

Meet the Author

Dr. Williams teaches Old Testament, Hebrew and Semitic languages in both the Graduate and undergraduate programs. Dr. Williams has been an editor and consultant on a number of Bible translations including The New American Standard Bible, and The New Living Translation. He has contributed to reference works such as The New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis, (Zondervan); The Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology (Baker), and The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (Wm B. Eerdmans). His most recent work is They Spoke From God: A Survey of the Old Testament (Logion) and notes forThe NLT Study Bible Tyndale, (2008). He has been a visiting professor at numerous colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. His personal interests include photography and bicycliing. William C. Williams holds the Ph.D in Hebrew Language and Literature from New York University with postdoctoral studies at the Hebrew University in jerusalme and the Institute of Holy Land Studies. Since 1969 He has been professor of Old Testament at vanguard University (formerly Southern California College) and has taught Old Testament for many years on both college and graduate levels.

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