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By Andrew E. Hill,John H. Walton

ISBN-10: 0310280958

ISBN-13: 9780310280958

This leading edge textbook in the end offers an previous testomony survey for undergraduate scholars that is going past easy content material. The publication makes an attempt to stability the literary, ancient, and theological concerns referring to every one person e-book and to the previous testomony as an entire. the most component of the survey treats each one booklet of the previous testomony within the order of the English canon. this knowledge doesn't easily rehash the biblical fabric, yet assumes that the Scriptures are being learn along the survey. The booklet focuses its fundamental consciousness at the goal and message of every ebook and makes an attempt to teach how the literary constitution of every one has been used to complete the author's goal. The survey additionally introduces readers to the problems of hermeneutics (general and special), background (Israelite and close to Eastern), archaeology, canon, geography, outdated testomony theology (biblical and systematic), and demanding methodologies. most of these concerns are handled in separate chapters at a simple introductory point that by no means permits the reader to lose sight, because it have been, of the woodland whereas wandering throughout the bushes. In addressing severe problems with date and authorship, the survey avoids a polemical stance. Hill and Watson search to depend upon the proof of the textual content instead of on presuppositions to confirm their perspectives. Their dedication to the authority of the biblical textual content leads to a booklet that, whereas significantly evangelical, isn't really continuously conventional. The authors strategy the survey aware of 2 complicating components in outdated testomony research. First, God's revelation didn't come in terms of the English language or via Western tradition, and as a result we at the present time need to paintings rigorously to obtain the message sincerely. moment, even if we're listening, we tend to be selective approximately what we pay attention or to attempt to make the message comply with our rules. the answer is to permit the Bible to talk for itself. The trained reader will locate a lot innovation right here and a willing understanding of present scholarship when it comes to the outdated testomony. notably, this textbook will carry a brand new power and pleasure to the previous testomony as readers discover ways to notice its tale for themselves and notice tips on how to comprehend it as a considerable a part of God's self-revelation to humankind. This survey is easily illustrated with maps, charts, and pictures. extra gains are the questions for learn and the annotated examining record on the finish of every chapter.

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