Introducing the Old Testament. Although his work is idiosyncratic in detail, Eissfeldt devotes detailed attention to a source analysis of the Pentateuch.

Thus after Wellhausen introduced the documentary hypothesis, all succeeding introductions had to take his theory into account (see pp. It interacts in an irenic spirit with the historical-critical method.

; he died just three months before the writing of this book was completed. He is the coauthor of Introduction to the Old Testament as well as many other books and articles Tremper Longman III (PhD, Yale University) is a distinguished scholar and Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. Please try again. They differ in length, areas of interest, and, though they are all conservative in their approach to the text, theology.

This is an excellent book. Prime members enjoy Free Two-Day Shipping, Free Same-Day or One-Day Delivery to select areas, Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Reading, and more.

B. S. Childs, on the other hand, brackets many of these questions of the historical development of the individual books in order to delineate the canonical function of the books. Introduction to the Old Testament (Westminster, 1976); Sternberg, M. The Poetics of Biblical Narrative (Indiana University Press, 1985); Young, E. J.

Laypersons as well as church leaders will take away a solid understanding of the historical background and theological message of the Old Testament and be inspired to apply biblical truths to their lives. This is a great book to read if you do not know much about the Old Testament, and would like a guide to follow while reading through it. Reviewed in the United States on May 5, 2015.

-It interacts in an irenic spirit with the historical-critical method. SECOND EDITION.

Nevertheless, we will recount a few of the major transitional points to give the reader a feel for the evolution of the genre and to provide a framework for the present volume. It deals with the meaning of each book not in isolation, but in a canonical context.

An Introduction to the Old Testament (IOT; Eerdmans, 1949).

Several distinctive set it apart from other introductions to the Old Testament: * It is thoroughly evangelical in its perspective * It emphasizes 'special introduction'---the study of individual books … I do not recommend reading this book by itself, but to read it while reading the Old Testament. It helped me become an electrician.

Coauthor Raymond Bryan Dillard (1944-1993) was a professor of Old Testament language and literature at Westminster Theological Seminary. In this accessible abridgment of his best-selling. je besoin de cette livre en francais.

Every time I read a different book in ... Read full review. View: 625. In order to navigate out of this carousel, please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Nonetheless, there was still a small but determined group of conservative Protestant scholars who were active in the field and produced Old Testament introductions.

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.

This second edition of An Introduction to the Old Testament integrates and interacts with recent developments in Old Testament scholarship.

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The four most significant works are by Young, Archer, Harrison, and LaSor-Bush-Hubbard. An Introduction to the Old Testament (IOT; Eerdmans, 1949). Specifically, they delineate the developments of critical Protestant Old Testament studies in Europe, Britain, and the United States. God Behaving Badly: Is the God of the Old Testament Angry, Sexist and Racist? In short, Dillard and Longman have done the church and teh believing community a great service by providing a scholarly and evangelical introduction that is not afraid to tackle the hard questions of the Bible. It was helpful for my research paper. SCHOLARS, Reviewed in the United States on April 21, 2017, Tremper Longman III (born 1952) is an Old Testament scholar who teaches Biblical Studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, and previously taught at Westminster Theological Seminary, Fuller Theological Seminary, Regent College, etc. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. From masonry to parquet flooring he respected life.

An Introduction to the Old Testament, 2nd Edition.

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He is on the advisory council of the BioLogos Foundation, and is the Old Testament editor for the revised Expositor's Bible Commentary and general editor for the Story of God Bible Commentary Old Testament, and has authored many articles and books on the Psalms and other Old Testament books.

The same is true with later developments, including form criticism and tradition criticism.

It was helpful for my research paper. Much of his work is devoted to reconstructing the history of the composition of the individual sections of the Bible. I'm no expert but this is a good, well-rounded intro to the OT. Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. The Old Testament. Most significantly, Longman explores the meaning of each book in light of its cultural setting. I wouldn't have purchased the book if it weren't required for an OT class, but in retrospect, it does give a good summary study of the OT. Renowned Bible scholar Tremper Longman III gathers the best in historical research and literary analysis to …