The Old Testament

The Old Testament

by Charles H. Patterson

Paperback(New Edition)

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in the series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

In CliffsNotes on the Old Testament, you’ll dig into the first half of the best-selling book of all time. These texts, stories, and poetry of the Bible have shaped the lives and philosophies of more than half the planet for over 2,000 years. Its timeless message is always fascinating, relevant, and open to interpretation. In addition to summaries and commentaries, you’ll also find

  •  A short outline of Old Testament history
  • A chronological order of the writings
  • Important Old Testament dates
  • A selected bibliography

Classic literature or modern-day treasure—you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780822009498
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 08/06/1965
Series: Cliffs Notes Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 98
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.23(d)

Table of Contents



A Short Outline of Old Testament History.

A Chronological Order of Writings.

Summaries and Commentaries.

The Prophetic Books.

The Historical Writings.

The Wisdom Literature.

Miscellaneous Writings.

The Apocrypha and the Pseudepigrapha.

Important Old Testament Dates.

Selected Bibliography.

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