A Theological Introduction to the Old Testament: 2nd Edition by Bruce C. Birch,Walter Brueggemann,Terence E. Fretheim,David

By Bruce C. Birch,Walter Brueggemann,Terence E. Fretheim,David L. Petersen

This e-book has turn into a typical textual content in seminary and college study rooms. the aim of this moment edition is to support readers come to a seriously trained knowing of the outdated testomony because the church's scripture. This e-book introduces the previous testomony either as a witness of historical Israel and as a witness to the church and synagogue throughout the generations of these who've handed those texts on as scripture.

The authors of this quantity percentage a dedication to the translation of the outdated testomony as a important source for the lifetime of the church today.  while, they introduce the outdated testomony witness in a fashion that honors the significance of biblical scholarship in supporting scholars have interaction the diversity of theological voices in the outdated Testament.

This moment version provides specified cognizance to deepening and broadening theological interpretations by means of together with, for instance, concerns relating to gender, race, and class.  It also includes more particular maps and charts for pupil use.

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