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Introduction to the books of the Old Testament

With analysis and illustrative literature

by Oakman S. Stearns

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Published by Silver, Burdett, & co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. O.T. -- Introductions.

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    Contains bibliographies.

    StatementBy O. S. Stearns ...
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148 p.
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24150365M
    OCLC/WorldCa39994515


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Introduction to the books of the Old Testament by Oakman S. Stearns Download PDF EPUB FB2

47 rows  A list of the best books on OT Introductions ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users. Tweet. Score Background & Meaning About Every Old Testament Book: Rendtorff, Rolf: The Old Testament: An Introduction: Schmidt, Werner H. Introduction to the Old Testament (S.P.C.K.

Large Paperbacks 30) Clines, David J. 74%(1). He is the world's leading interpreter of the Old Testament, and is the author of numerous books, including Introduction to the Old Testament: The Canon and Christian Imagination and Reverberations of Faith: A Theological Handbook of Old Testament by: 3.

Obadiah wrote this shortest book of the Old Testament probably soon after the armies of Babylon destroyed Jerusalem ( b.c.). During this conquest, the people of Edom helped capture fleeing Israelites and turn them over to the Babylonians.

They even took up residence in some Judean villages. Books of the Law The author of the first five Old Testament books is believed to be Moses.

These books narrate the origins of universe, the earth and mankind as well as the birth of the nation of Israel. They are known as the Torah, the law, the first five books of Moses and the Pentateuch. Introduction to the Old Testament. by John Edgar McFadyen. John Edgar McFadyen B.

(Oxon), M. A., D. (17 July ) a Scottish theologian, was professor of language, literature and Old Testament theology in the University of Glasgow.

He was born in Glasgow and died in [1]. An abridged edition of the bestselling book An Introduction to the Old Testament, this rich guide makes Old Testament scholarship accessible to the average reader.

Renowned Bible scholar Tremper Longman III gathers the best in historical research and literary analysis to lead the reader through each book of the Old Testament.

Here you can find quick, 3-minute guides to every book of the Old Testament. They’re listed in the order they show up in Protestant Bibles. Just click any book’s name, and get a high-level idea of what it’s about. But don’t ever stop at these guides. You’ll miss the best part: reading through the books [ ].

An Introduction to the Old Testament has served Old Testament students for well over fifty years. This classic, scholarly, conservative text concentrates on the literary characteristics of the Old Testament books, arguing for their inner harmony and underlying unity.

An Introduction to the Old Testament Prophetic Books book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This introduction provides a c /5. Unique among introductions, this volume places the Old Testament in its liturgical context, showing how its passages are employed in the current Lectionary used at Mass.

Accessible to nonexperts, this thorough and up-to-date introduction to the Old Testament can serve as an idea textbook for biblical studies/5(75). General Introduction to the Old Testament: The Text. William Henry Green View preview. 0 reviews Add review. Quantity -+ Add review; Book description.

About the Book. Books about Jesus, the Gospels and the Acts discuss a number of aspects surrounding study of the Bible of the New Introduction to the books of the Old Testament book, comprising the four gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke.

Otto Kaiser offers a brief introduction to the Apocrypha—or Deuterocanonical—books of the Old Testament, which is both accessible and up to date (the original German edition was published in ). The first chapter is a general introduction, listing which are the books that comprise the collection, with a brief note on the attitudes to the Apocrypha taken by the.

This volume, a part of the Old Testament Library series, provides an introduction to the Old Testament. The Old Testament Library provides fresh and. Old Testament Books Introducing the 39 Books of the Old Testament "And beginning at Moses and all the Prophets, He expounded unto them in all the Scriptures the things concerning He said unto them, These are the words which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the.

Are the Right Books in the New Testament. The Christian Church began with the acceptance of a group of sacred writings that were already in existence; the Old Testament. There is strong evidence that the books contained in the Hebrew Old Testament were accepted as authoritative by the Jews, Jesus, His apostles and those in the early church.

This is a fine introduction to the Old Testament. In particular, I appreciate the conclusion to each chapter, which shows how each book of the Old Testament anticipates or foreshadows the New Testament. I wish there more of an emphasis on the themes of each book and theology of each book.4/5. An Introduction to the Old Testament Historical Books () by David Howard Hear about sales, receive special offers & more.

You can unsubscribe at any time/5(2). A current and concise introduction to the largest component of the Bible examines the origins, history, and development of the Old Testament, along with the editorial history underlying its various parts, providing incisive commentary on the diverse books, including the five books of Moses, the prophetic books, the Psalms, and such shorter.

In this book Walter Brueggemann, America's premier biblical theologian, introduces the reader to the broad theological scope and chronological sweep of the Old Testament. He covers every book of the Old Testament in the order in which it appears in the Hebrew Bible and treats the most important issues and methods in contemporary interpretation /5(5).

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Introduction to the Canonical Books of the Old Testament by Karl Heinrich Cornill (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Introduction to the Old Testament Introduction The Old Testament contains images, symbols, and teachings about the Lord Jesus Christ and His role as the Savior of Heavenly Father’s children.

Unique among introductions, this volume places the Old Testament in its liturgical context, showing how its passages are employed in the current Lectionary used at Mass. Accessible to nonexperts, this thorough and up-to-date introduction to the Old Testament can serve as an idea textbook for biblical studies/10(1).

Covering each book of the Old Testament - in the order in which it appears in the Hebrew Bible - the Introduction explains without unnecessary jargon the most important issues and methods in /5(3).

Old Testament, Christian name for the Hebrew Bible, which serves as the first division of the Christian Bible (see New Testament).The designations "Old" and "New" seem to have been adopted after to distinguish the books of the Mosaic covenant and those of the "new" covenant in Christ.

Book Descriptions: Professor Ackroyd's introduction summarizes the place of the First Book of Samuel in the Old Testament canon, its relationship with history and its theological purpose.

The main divisions of the text are those provided by the New English Bible itself, but the text is further subdivided for the purposes of the commentary, which draws out the kind of significance.

Several distinctives set this volume apart from other introductions to the Old Testament: it is thoroughly evangelical in its perspective; it emphasizes special introduction - the study of individual books; it interacts in an irenic spirit with the historical-critical method; it features high points of research history and representative scholars rather than an exhaustive 5/5(5).

General Introduction to the Old Testament: The Canon William Henry Green Digitized by Ted Hildebrandt, Gordon College, The question then arises as to the books of which the Old Testament properly consists.

Can the books HISTORY OF INTRODUCTION TO THE OLD TESTA- MENT 1 Introduction, the term and the science modern; the early File Size: KB. Introductions to the Books of the Bible Peter Enns has written these brief introductions to the books of the Bible to help give some context and insight on the texts.

Introductions to each of the books of the Bible including background, author, time, place, purpose, chronology, theme, style, etc. in both New Testament and Old Testament. These books are rich in history and doctrine, and they provide background and context for a significant portion of the Old Testament.

For example, in the book of 1 Kings we read about the rise of King Solomon, who built and dedicated a temple to the Lord. The book of 1 Kings also explains that Solomon married women outside of the covenant. the Old Testament, which we call the Pentateuch, or five books of Moses, that servant of the Lord who excelled all the other prophets, and typified the great prophet.

In our Savior’s distribution of the books of the Old Testament into the law, the prophets, and the psalms, or.

We used this book for my seminary Intro to Old Testament class this past Fall. It is an outstanding book. I’m sure I will make much use of it throughout the years. One of the things I appreciated most was how the authors stressed the importance of reading the Old Testament in light of the New.

Christ is at the center of both Covenants. Book Description. This concise volume introduces readers to the three main sections of the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh) and to the biblical books found in is organized around two primary "stories": the story that scholars tell about the Old Testament and.

Old Testament: The Books of the Old Testament Enter your search terms: Among contemporary Christians, the Roman Catholic Church recognizes as deuterocanonical several books that are consigned to the Old Testament Apocrypha by most Protestant bodies, whose canon conforms to that of the contemporary Hebrew Bible.

An Introduction to the Old Testament has an introduction chapter followed by one chapter for each book of the Old Testament. The Introduction chapter lets you know the perspective of the authors (Protestant and evangelical), what they are trying to accomplish, and how the subsequent chapters are organized/5(63).

The Bible contains two books: the Old Testament and the New Testament. The Old Testament is a book for Jews that includes Genesis and the stories of Moses and King David, among others.

It sets the stage for the New Testament and the arrival of Jesus, a Jew who came from David’s ancestral line. Learn quiz old testament books introduction with free interactive flashcards.

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Old Testament introduction. 2, The books of the Old Testament. [David F Hinson; United Society for Christian Literature.].

Through the Old Testament - Book by Book 1 Through the Old Testament – Book by Book 1st Lesson: Introduction Beginning an exciting trip through God’s Word This study gives the purpose of these studies through the bible and the method that will be used as a guide, layingFile Size: KB.

The Old Testament has 39 books total, which consist of A list of books with brief descriptions of contents. Genesis - Creation, the Fall, the Flood, the spread of the nations, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph.

Enslavement in Egypt. Exodus - Enslavement, Moses, ten plagues, Passover, Leave Egypt, Red Sea Crossing, Mt. Sinai and the. OCLC Number: Notes: "First published in " Description: xvi, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: The canon of the Old Testament --The text of the Old Testament --The Pentateuch --The book of Joshua --The book of Judges --The book of Ruth --I II Samuel --I II Kings --I II Chronicles --Ezra-Nehemiah --The book of Esther --The forms of Hebrew poetry --The wisdom literature --The book .Introduction.

Although the Old Testament is often referred to as a book, it is really a collection of many books, or separate manuscripts, produced by different individuals over a .Identify the Old and New Testaments as the two major divisions of the Bible.

Name the four divisions of Old Testament books. Name the four divisions of New Testament books. Explain what is meant by the "unity and diversity" of the Bible. Identify the person upon whom the revelation of both testaments center. KEY VERSES:File Size: KB.