ISBN-10:
0139483993
ISBN-13:
9780139483998
Pub. Date:
09/15/1997
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Understanding the Old Testament, Abridged and Updated / Edition 4

Understanding the Old Testament, Abridged and Updated / Edition 4

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ISBN-13: 9780139483998
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 09/15/1997
Edition description: Abridged
Pages: 635
Product dimensions: 7.06(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.20(d)

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 Unfinished Story.
Comprehensive Chronological Chart.
Selected Bibliography.
Author Index.
Subject Index.

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