Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey
ISBN: 0801049539
EAN13: 9780801049538
Language: English
Publication Date: August 18, 2015
Pages: 560
Dimensions: 1.50" H x 9.20" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 3.40 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Book Overview
This new edition of a bestselling evangelical survey of the Old Testament (over 180,000 copies sold) has been thoroughly updated and features a beautiful new interior design. It is lavishly illustrated with four-color images, maps, and charts and retains the pedagogical features that have made the book so popular: - chapter outlines, objectives, and summaries - study questions - sidebars featuring primary source material, ethical and theological issues, and contemporary applications - lists of key terms, people, and places - further reading recommendations - endnotes and indexes The book is supplemented by web-based resources through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources, offering course help for professors and study aids for students.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover This third edition of an award-winning textbook includes updated content and a new interior design. An accompanying website offers a wide array of resources for students and professors. Other helpful features include: - abundant images, maps, and charts--all in full color - chapter outlines, objectives, and summaries - study questions - sidebars featuring primary source material, ethical and theological issues, and contemporary applications - lists of key terms, people, and places - further reading recommendations - endnotes and indexes Praise for Previous Editions Arnold and Beyer have produced an exciting survey of the Old Testament with the college student specifically in mind. They have masterfully designed their work with text and graphics in a way that will not only grip the student's attention but will guide students through the material with their expert touch. I enthusiastically recommend this volume to you. -- Tremper Longman III , Westmont College For college students who are encountering the Old Testament for the first time, this attractively produced textbook offers a clear and helpful orientation to the world and literature of the Old Testament. The full-color photographs and maps, as well as the user-friendly charts, sidebars, and review aids, combine to invite everyone who opens this book to begin reading it immediately--a refreshing improvement over the standard textbook fare! -- Richard Schultz , Wheaton College The excellent scholarship represented here, along with an appealing format, make this one of the best, if not the best Old Testament introduction for first-year college students. It could hardly be more helpful. -- Elmer A. Martens , Review of Biblical Literature

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