An Introduction to the Old Testament, 2nd Edition by Tremper Longman III, Raymond B. Dillard

By Tremper Longman III, Raymond B. Dillard

This moment version of An advent to the outdated testomony integrates and interacts with fresh advancements in outdated testomony scholarship. a number of special set it except different introductions to the previous testomony: * it's completely evangelical in its standpoint * It emphasizes 'special introduction'---the examine of person books * It interacts in an irenic spirit with the historical-critical approach * It beneficial properties issues of study heritage and consultant students instead of an exhaustive therapy of earlier scholarship * It offers with the that means of every e-book, now not in isolation yet in a canonical context * It probes the which means of every ebook within the surroundings of its tradition together with callouts, charts, and graphs, this article is written with a watch on figuring out the character of previous testomony historiography. This upper-level advent to the outdated testomony bargains scholars an outstanding realizing of 3 key concerns: historic historical past, literary research, and theological message.

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An Introduction to the Old Testament, 2nd Edition

This moment variation of An advent to the previous testomony integrates and interacts with contemporary advancements in previous testomony scholarship. a number of targeted set it except different introductions to the previous testomony: * it really is completely evangelical in its standpoint * It emphasizes 'special introduction'---the research of person books * It interacts in an irenic spirit with the historical-critical process * It positive factors issues of study heritage and consultant students instead of an exhaustive remedy of prior scholarship * It offers with the that means of every ebook, now not in isolation yet in a canonical context * It probes the that means of every publication within the atmosphere of its tradition together with callouts, charts, and graphs, this article is written with an eye fixed on realizing the character of outdated testomony historiography.

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Hoffmeier, Israel in Egypt (Oxford, 1997); I. M. Kikawada and A. Quinn, Before Abraham Was: The Unity of Genesis 1–11 (Abingdon, 1985); K. A. -J. Kraus, Geschichte der historisch-kritischen Erforschung des Alten Testaments (Neukirchen-Vluyn, 1956); J. D. Levenson, Creation and the Persistence of Evil (Princeton University Press, 1988); T. Longman III, “Form Criticism, Recent Developments in Genre Theory, and the Evangelical,” WTJ 48 (1985): 46–67; idem, How to Read Genesis (InterVarsity Press, 2005); A.

Thus as God’s redemptive plan progressed through the ages, so the history of revelation unfolded. ” Here one or more of the main themes of an Old Testament book are followed into the New Testament. , Vos; VanGemeren; Longman 1997). A primary text encouraging such an approach is found in the gospel of Luke. In his post-resurrection appearance to two unnamed disciples, Jesus remarks, properly, “‘How foolish you are, and how slow to believe all that the prophets have spoken! ’ And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself” (Luke 24:25– 27).

His ability to guide his people lovingly is suggested by the shepherd-sheep image (Ps. 23). The Lord’s wisdom is displayed in the figure of Lady Wisdom (Prov. 8–9). God’s power and authority over his people INTRODUCTION are communicated through a wide variety of images including that of king (the covenant-treaty image finds its place here) and also the pervasive divine warrior theme. Thus the most fruitful biblical-theological studies are those that focus on one of these important metaphors of the relationship and follow it from the beginning of biblical revelation to its end, from Genesis to Revelation.

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