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 publication has develop into a regular textual content in seminary and collage school rooms. the aim of this moment edition is to support readers come to a severely proficient realizing of the previous testomony because the church's scripture. This publication introduces the previous testomony either as a witness of old 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 previous testomony as a valuable source for the lifetime of the church today.  whilst, they introduce the previous testomony witness in a fashion that honors the significance of biblical scholarship in assisting scholars have interaction the range of theological voices in the previous Testament.

This moment version supplies certain cognizance to deepening and broadening theological interpretations via together with, for instance, matters on the topic of gender, race, and class.  It also includes more distinctive maps and charts for pupil use.

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