Reading the Old Testament Book
Score: 4.5
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Reading the Old Testament


  • Author : Lawrence Boadt
  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 510
  • ISBN 10 : 9781616436704

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Reading the Old Testament Excerpt :

Daily life in Ancient Israel - Great prophets including, Hosea, Amos, Isaiah - People and lands of the Old Testament.

How to Understand and Apply the Old Testament Book

How to Understand and Apply the Old Testament


  • Author : Jason Shane DeRouchie
  • Publisher : P & R Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1629952451

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How to Understand and Apply the Old Testament Excerpt :

The Old Testament was Jesus' Bibleand it's all about him. As he explained to the disciples on the Emmaus road, a correct understanding of those Scriptures is vital to our faith and hope. For anyone looking to interpret the Old Testament wisely and well, Jason DeRouchie provides a logical twelve-stage process to deepen understanding, taking us from an analysis of a passage's genre all the way to its practical application. Hebrew grammar, historical context, biblical theologyand much moreare also studied. Learn how to track an author's thought-flow, grasp the text's message, and apply the ancient Word in this modern world, all in light of Christ's redeeming work. Then plunge into DeRouchie's recommended resources to go further in your studies every step of the way.

Understanding the Historical Books of the Old Testament Book

Understanding the Historical Books of the Old Testament


  • Author : Vincent P. Branick
  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 275
  • ISBN 10 : 9780809147281

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Understanding the Historical Books of the Old Testament Excerpt :

This book combines a careful study of the subject matter and the literary form of each of the historical books of the Old Testament and at the same time explains why this literature should be of great interest to Christian and Jewish believers today. The study is text based, carefully examining the wording of selected pericopes and following up with reflections on the theological significance of the texts. Its focus is twofold. First, it is a study of the history of Israel through a critical examination of the biblical sources attempting to see the events through the eyes of the authors/editors and to understand the religious and national filters through which they saw those events. Secondly, it is also a study of the faith of Israel expressed in these writings in an attempt to reflect on the major patterns and themes expressed and presupposed in the narratives. Special attention is given to the stories of the prophets in these books. This book examines the biblical books in four groups: 1) the Deuteronomist history extending from Joshua to 2 Kings, 2) the Chroniclers¿ or priestly history extending from 1 Chronicles to Nehemiah, 3) the Maccabean story looking and 1 and 2 Maccabees from the Greek Bible, and 4) the midrashic accounts including Ruth, Esther, Judith, Esther, and Tobit. Numerous maps and diagrams assist the reader to follow the geographical references in the texts as well as complicated family lines and sequences of kings. An index assists in finding specific names and events.

Understanding Old Testament Theology Book

Understanding Old Testament Theology


  • Author : Brittany Kim
  • Publisher : Zondervan Academic
  • Release Date : 2020-12-22
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9780310106487

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Understanding Old Testament Theology Excerpt :

Over the past century the field of Old Testament studies has seen an explosion of theologies of the Old Testament, a trend that has only intensified in the past ten or twenty years. This proliferation of literature has made it difficult for students, pastors, laity--and even scholars--to keep up with. In Understanding Old Testament Theology, professors Brittany Kim and Charlie Trimm clearly organize and explain the myriad contemporary approaches to Old Testament theology. The book begins by highlighting the flash points that have produced such a wide range of Old Testament theologies and presents a brief history of the discipline. It then explores various approaches to Old Testament theology in seven chapters, divided into three parts. Part I examines approaches that ground Old Testament theology in history. Part II surveys approaches that foreground Old Testament theme(s). Finally, Part III considers approaches that highlight different contexts for doing Old Testament theology. Each main chapter describes both common features of the approach and points of tension and then offers a test case illuminating how it has been applied to the book of Exodus. Accessible and unique, Understanding Old Testament Theology provides the only summary introduction of its kind to the field of Old Testament biblical theology.

Understanding Old Testament Ethics Book
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Understanding Old Testament Ethics


  • Author : John Barton
  • Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press
  • Release Date : 2003-01-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 0664225969

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Understanding Old Testament Ethics Excerpt :

Written by one of the world's most widely respected biblical scholars, this volume sets out detailed recommendations for the future of the discipline.

Old Testament Survey Book

Old Testament Survey


  • Author : Paul R. House
  • Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2007-09-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781433669002

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Old Testament Survey Excerpt :

This second edition of the widely used and highly praised Old Testament Survey revises the original edition and greatly expands its attention to historical and geographical topics. These are combined with the first edition’s focus on literature and narrative, and an increased amount of improved maps are also included. In all, the book charts every major element that unifies the Old Testament, making it an excellent companion for Bible reading. Any student desiring a thorough and time-tested overview of the Bible’s first half will find it in this updated edition of Old Testament Survey.

Knowing the Holy Spirit Through the Old Testament Book
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Knowing the Holy Spirit Through the Old Testament


  • Author : Christopher J. H. Wright
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-25
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 161
  • ISBN 10 : 9780830889617

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Knowing the Holy Spirit Through the Old Testament Excerpt :

We tend to think of the Holy Spirit as the straggler of the Trinity, a latecomer in God's interaction with the world. But our first introduction to the Holy Spirit is not the drama of Pentecost in the second chapter of Acts. We first meet the Holy Spirit in the second verse of the Bible, hovering there, speaking the world into existence. Christopher Wright begins here and traces the Holy Spirit through the pages of the Old Testament. We see the Third Person of the Trinity in the decrees of prophets and psalmists, in the actions of judges and craftspeople, in the anointing of kings and the promise of a new creation. Knowable and discernable in the Old Testament, the Holy Spirit is thus eminently knowable to us. The witness of the whole of Scripture, from its first pages to its last, directs us to a Holy Spirit empowering the people of God, and sustaining and renewing the face of the earth.

Reading Jesus s Bible Book

Reading Jesus s Bible


  • Author : Goldingay, John
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Bible
  • Pages : 262
  • ISBN 10 : 9780802873644

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Reading Jesus s Bible Excerpt :

For Jesus and his contemporaries, what we now know as the Old Testament was simply the Scriptures--and it was the fundamental basis of how people understood their relationship with God. In this book John Goldingay uncovers five major ways in which the New Testament uses the Old Testament. His discussion paves the way for contemporary readers to understand and appreciate the Old Testament more fully. Along with an overview of how Jesus and the first Christian writers read the Old Testament, illustrated with passages from Matthew, Romans, 1 Corinthians, and Hebrews, Goldingay offers a straightforward introduction to the Old Testament in its own right. Reading Jesus's Bible will shed fresh Old Testament light on Jesus, God, and the church for readers today.

Understanding the Old Testament Book

Understanding the Old Testament


  • Author : Baruch Sarel
  • Publisher : Carta the Isreal Map & Publishing Company Limited
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015041379564

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Understanding the Old Testament Excerpt :

Understanding the Old Testament: An Introductory Atlas to the Hebrew Bible provides a well-structured, comprehensive framework for the Hebrew Bible that places biblical events and persons within a concrete historical and geographical context. This composite introduction to the Hebrew Bible comes with illuminating texts, maps, chronologies, and charts, as well as a special section on the Hebrew alphabet and calendar. All major empires, battles, and events are covered in an eye-catching format. This atlas of the Bible will answer nearly all of the questions you've always wanted to ask about the Old Testament and some you didn't even know to ask!

Making Sense of the Old Testament  Three Crucial Questions  Book

Making Sense of the Old Testament Three Crucial Questions


  • Author : Tremper III Longman
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 1999-02-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 156
  • ISBN 10 : 9781585586103

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Making Sense of the Old Testament Three Crucial Questions Excerpt :

A noted biblical scholar explores three questions Christians often ask about the Old Testament and provides answers that are both satisfying and understandable.

From Jesus to Christ Book
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From Jesus to Christ


  • Author : Paula Fredriksen
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-10-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9780300164107

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From Jesus to Christ Excerpt :

"Magisterial. . . . A learned, brilliant and enjoyable study."—Géza Vermès, Times Literary Supplement In this exciting book, Paula Fredriksen explains the variety of New Testament images of Jesus by exploring the ways that the new Christian communities interpreted his mission and message in light of the delay of the Kingdom he had preached. This edition includes an introduction reviews the most recent scholarship on Jesus and its implications for both history and theology. "Brilliant and lucidly written, full of original and fascinating insights."—Reginald H. Fuller, Journal of the American Academy of Religion "This is a first-rate work of a first-rate historian."—James D. Tabor, Journal of Religion "Fredriksen confronts her documents—principally the writings of the New Testament—as an archaeologist would an especially rich complex site. With great care she distinguishes the literary images from historical fact. As she does so, she explains the images of Jesus in terms of the strategies and purposes of the writers Paul, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John."—Thomas D’Evelyn, Christian Science Monitor

Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament Book
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Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament


  • Author : G. K. Beale
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2007-11-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 1280
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441210524

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Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament Excerpt :

Readers of the New Testament often encounter quotes or allusions to Old Testament stories and prophecies that are unfamiliar or obscure. In order to fully understand the teachings of Jesus and his followers, it is important to understand the large body of Scripture that preceded and informed their thinking. Leading evangelical scholars G. K. Beale and D. A. Carson have brought together a distinguished team to provide readers with a comprehensive commentary on Old Testament quotations, allusions, and echoes that appear from Matthew through Revelation. College and seminary students, pastors, scholars, and interested lay readers will want to add this unique commentary to their reference libraries. Contributors Craig L. Blomberg (Denver Seminary) on Matthew Rikk E. Watts (Regent College) on Mark David W. Pao (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) and Eckhard J. Schnabel (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) on Luke Andreas J. Köstenberger (Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary) on John I. Howard Marshall (University of Aberdeen) on Acts Mark A. Seifrid (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) on Romans Roy E. Ciampa (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) and Brian S. Rosner (Moore Theological College) on 1 Corinthians Peter Balla (Károli Gáspár Reformed University, Budapest) on 2 Corinthians Moisés Silva (author of Philippians in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament) on Galatians and Philippians Frank S. Thielman (Beeson Divinity School) on Ephesians G. K. Beale (Wheaton College Graduate School) on Colossians Jeffrey A. D. Weima (Calvin Theological Seminary) on 1 and 2 Thessalonians Philip H. Towner (United Bible Societies) on 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus George H. Guthrie (Union University) on Hebrews D. A. Carson (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) on the General Epistles G. K. Beale (Wheaton College Graduate School) and Sean M. McDonough (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) on Revelation