Understanding the Old Testament / Edition 5

Understanding the Old Testament / Edition 5

by Bernhard W. Anderson, Steven Bishop, Judith Newman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 013092380X

ISBN-13: 9780130923806

Pub. Date: 02/01/2005

Publisher: Pearson

A classic introduction to the Old Testament that blends literary study, theological interpretation, archaeological research, and historical insights.

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A classic introduction to the Old Testament that blends literary study, theological interpretation, archaeological research, and historical insights.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130923806
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/01/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
672
Sales rank:
238,751
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Old Testament as the Story of a People.

I. THE CREATION OF A PEOPLE.

1. The Beginnings of Israel.

2. Liberation from Bondage.

3. Covenant in the Wilderness.

4. The Promised Land.

5. The Formation of an All-Israelite Epic.

6. The Struggle between Faith and Culture.

II. ISRAEL BECOMES LIKE THE NATIONS.

7. The Throne of David.

8. Prophetic Troublers of Israel.

9. Fallen Is the Virgin Israel.

10. Judah's Covenant with Death.

11. The Rediscovery of Mosaic Torah.

12. The Doom of the Nation.

III. THE COVENANT COMMUNITY IS RENEWED.

13. By the Waters of Babylon.

14. The Dawn of a New Age.

15. A Kingdom of Priests.

16. The Praises of Israel.

17. The Beginning of Wisdom.

18. The Unfulfilled Drama.

Comprehensive Chronological Chart.

Selected Bibliography.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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