Old Testament books

How To Read The Psalms

How To Read The Psalms

By Tremper Longman III
Rating 3.89

The Psalms possess an enduring fascination for us. For frankness, directness, intensity and intimacy, they are unrivaled in all of Scripture. Somehow the psalmists seem to have anticipated all our awe, desires and frustrations. No wonder Christians have used the Psalms in worship from the...
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Jensen's Survey of the Old Testament

Jensen's Survey of the Old Testament

By Samuel J. Schultz
Rating 4.32
Pages 496

A useful survey of the Old Testament that will aid in understanding difficult passages. This one volume contains all of Irving Jensen's Bible self-study guides to the Old Testament.
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Old Testament Textual Criticism: A Practical Introduction

Old Testament Textual Criticism: A Practical Introduction

By Ellis R. Brotzman
Rating 3.82
Pages 208

Old Testament Textual Criticism provides the basic knowledge for students to get the most from Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (BHS). Ellis R. Brotzman explains the significance of scripts and writings of the ancient Near East, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and Hebrew manuscripts for students of Hebrew exegesis.
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Canaanite Myth and Hebrew Epic: Essays in the History of the Religion of Israel

Canaanite Myth and Hebrew Epic: Essays in the History of the Religion of Israel

By Frank Moore Cross
Rating 4.4
Pages 394

Directed toward a synthesis of the history of the religion of Israel, the essays in this volume address key aspects of Israelite religious development. Cross traces the continuities between early Israelite religion and the Canaanite culture from which it emerged; explores the tension between the...
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Isaiah I

Isaiah I

By John A. Braun
Rating 4.83

This series is an excellent companion text for Bible study leaders and for individual use.
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Abraham on Trial: The Social Legacy of Biblical Myth

Abraham on Trial: The Social Legacy of Biblical Myth

By Carol Delaney
Rating 4.2
Pages 334

Abraham on Trial questions the foundations of faith that have made a virtue out of the willingness to sacrifice a child. Delaney critically examines evidence from Jewish, Christian, and Muslim interpretations, from archaeology and Freudian theory, as well as a recent trial in which a father...
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Obadiah: An Introduction and Commentary

Obadiah: An Introduction and Commentary

By David Weston Baker
Rating 3.8
Pages 207

Obadiah's oracle. Jonah's mission. Micah's message. Alexander, Baker and Waltke takes a fresh, penetrating look at three minor but important prophets. They consider the historical setting, structure, authorship and major themes of each book, and then provide a passage-by-passage exposition of each.
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Obadiah, Jonah and Micah (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries)

Obadiah, Jonah and Micah (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries)

By T. Desmond Alexander
Rating 3.8
Pages 208

Obadiah's oracle. Jonah's mission. Micah's message. Alexander, Baker and Waltke takes a fresh, penetrating look at three minor but important prophets. They consider the historical setting, structure, authorship and major themes of each book, and then provide a passage-by-passage exposition of each.
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The Message of Job

The Message of Job

By David John Atkinson
Rating 3.9
Pages 188

Why do people suffer? What is God's role in suffering? How can we help those who suffer? The fact of suffering in the world challenges us with its questions. The book of Job is all about human suffering. Its portrayal of one man's sufferings, the ineffective responses of...
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Studies in the Prophecy of Jeremiah

Studies in the Prophecy of Jeremiah

By G. Campbell Morgan
Rating 4.33

Hard back copy of G. Campbell Morgan's commentary on the Book of Jeremiah.
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Ancient Israel: From Abraham to the Roman Destruction of the Temple

Ancient Israel: From Abraham to the Roman Destruction of the Temple

By Hershel Shanks
Rating 4.04
Pages 356

Immensely readable and digestible in just a few sittings, this book examines the complete history of ancient Israel—from Abraham to the Roman destruction of the Second Temple in 70 A.D. Offers highest-quality authorship from respected leaders in their fields. Provides numerous color and...
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Old Testament Theology: Israel's Gospel (Vol. 1)

Old Testament Theology: Israel's Gospel (Vol. 1)

By John E. Goldingay
Rating 4.05
Pages 940

Winner of a 2004 ECPA Gold Medallion Award! In this first volume of a proposed three-volume Old Testament theology, John Goldingay focuses on narrative. Examining the biblical order of God's creation of and interactions with the world and Israel, he tells the story of Israel's gospel as a series...
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Prophetic Literature: An Introduction

Prophetic Literature: An Introduction

By David L. Petersen
Rating 3.6
Pages 274

Respected scholar David Petersen provides a systematic and comprehensive introduction to the prophetic literature. Petersen takes into account the major advances in current research as he examines both the literature of the latter prophets (Isaiah-Malachi) as well as the Hebrew texts that...
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Interpreting the Prophetic Word: An Introduction to the Prophetic Literature of the Old Testament

Interpreting the Prophetic Word: An Introduction to the Prophetic Literature of the Old Testament

By William A. Vangemeren
Rating 3.67
Pages 544

The diversity of prophetic voices in the Bible provides a message that is rich and variegated. But the variety of the testimony can be lost by limiting one's interpretations or application of the prophetic word. Interpreting the Prophetic Word helps readers understand the harmony of the voices...
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Theology of the Prophetic Books

Theology of the Prophetic Books

By Donald E. Gowan
Rating 3.71
Pages 268

Donald Gowan offers a unified reading of the prophetic books, showing that each has a distinctive contribution to make to a central theme. He traces the theme of death and resurrection throughout these accounts, finding a symbolic message of particular significance to Christian interpreters of the Bible.
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The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha, Vol. 2: Expansions of the

The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha, Vol. 2: Expansions of the "Old Testament" and Legends, Wisdom and Philosophical Literature, Prayers, Psalms and Odes, Fragments of Lost Judeo-Hellenistic Works

By James H. Charlesworth
Rating 4.33

Expansions of the Old Testament and legends, wisdom and philosophical literature, prayers, psalms and odes, and fragments of lost Judeo-Hellenistic works.
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Kingdom of Priests: A History of Old Testament Israel

Kingdom of Priests: A History of Old Testament Israel

By Eugene H. Merrill
Rating 4.03
Pages 546

Integrates the political, social, economic, and religious factors related to the history of ancient Israel.
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Dominion and Dynasty: A Theology of the Hebrew Bible

Dominion and Dynasty: A Theology of the Hebrew Bible

By Stephen G. Dempster
Rating 4.38
Pages 267

In this stimulating New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Stephen G. Dempster argues that, despite its undoubted literary diversity, the Hebrew Bible possesses a remarkable structural and conceptual unity. The various genres and books are placed within a comprehensive narrative framework...
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Old Testament Today: A Journey from Original Meaning to Contemporary Significance

Old Testament Today: A Journey from Original Meaning to Contemporary Significance

By Andrew E. Hill
Rating 4.12
Pages 432

Proven three-tiered approach and a wealth of full-color images help readers connect the Old Testament with today’s world. Old Testament Today is unique among Old Testament surveys. It not only provides an orientation to the world of the Old Testament but also builds a bridge between the...
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The Old Testament Documents: Are They Reliable and Relevant?

The Old Testament Documents: Are They Reliable and Relevant?

By Walter C. Kaiser Jr.
Rating 4.12
Pages 239

Can you trust what you read in the Old Testament? Are its documents historically reliable? Are its teachings relevant in the twenty-first century? These are important questions for all who believe that Christianity is a religion founded on events that took place in space-time history, indeed for...
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Invitation to the Septuagint

Invitation to the Septuagint

By Karen H. Jobes
Rating 4.0
Pages 351

This comprehensive yet user-friendly primer is useful to those who are just beginning to study the Septuagint. Now in paperback, the book explores the history of the Septuagint, the various versions available, and its importance for biblical studies. Admirably delivers what it promises: it...
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Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament with Supplement

Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament with Supplement

By James Bennett Pritchard
Rating 4.44
Pages 744

This anthology brought together the most important historical, legal, mythological, liturgical, and secular texts of the ancient Near East, with the purpose of providing a rich contextual base for understanding the people, cultures, and literature of the Old Testament. A scholar of religious...
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Jesus, the Tribulation, and the End of the Exile: Restoration Eschatology and the Origin of the Atonement

Jesus, the Tribulation, and the End of the Exile: Restoration Eschatology and the Origin of the Atonement

By Brant Pitre
Rating 4.7
Pages 586

Brant Pitre takes up Albert Schweitzer's hypothesis that the origin of the doctrine of the atonement can be traced back to Jesus' teaching that he must die in the messianic tribulation that would precede the coming of the kingdom of God. Based on an in-depth exploration of the messianic...
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Gleanings In Genesis

Gleanings In Genesis

By Arthur W. Pink
Rating 4.24
Pages 552

Appropriately Genesis has been termed the seed plot of the Bible, for in it we have, in germ form, almost all of the great doctrines which are afterwards fully developed in the books of Scripture which follow. This complete edition of Gleanings in Genesis is a thoughtful work on the old...
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Gleanings in Exodus

Gleanings in Exodus

By Arthur W. Pink
Rating 4.34
Pages 384

Gleanings in Exodus contains exhaustive studies that bring out deep theological and spiritual truths from the Scriptures. This is an excellent resource book.
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Gleanings In Joshua

Gleanings In Joshua

By Arthur W. Pink
Rating 4.1

Exhaustive studies that bring out deep theological and spiritual truths from the Scriptures. Excellent resource books.
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Resurrection and the Restoration of Israel: The Ultimate Victory of the God of Life

Resurrection and the Restoration of Israel: The Ultimate Victory of the God of Life

By Jon D. Levenson
Rating 3.96
Pages 304

This provocative volume explores the origins of the Jewish doctrine of the resurrection of the dead. Jon D. Levenson argues that, contrary to a very widespread misconception, the ancient rabbis were keenly committed to the belief that at the end of time, God would restore the deserving dead to...
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Gender, Power, and Promise: The Subject of the Bible's First Story

Gender, Power, and Promise: The Subject of the Bible's First Story

By Danna Nolan Fewell
Rating 3.22
Pages 212

Reading Scripture anew, the authors contend, is each time an exercise of power. It is always invested in ideology, whether spoken or unspoken. By adopting the viewpoints of marginalized women, and by examining the motivations of the male characters as they deploy power, Fewell and Gunn seek an...
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The Right Doctrine from the Wrong Text?: Essays on the Use of the Old Testament in the New

The Right Doctrine from the Wrong Text?: Essays on the Use of the Old Testament in the New

By G.K. Beale
Rating 4.18
Pages 440

How accurately did New Testament writers interpret Old Testament texts? Twenty-two essays debate answers and central issues.
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Hearts of Iron, Feet of Clay

Hearts of Iron, Feet of Clay

By Gary Inrig
Rating 4.32
Pages 300

Readers will discover the great principles God reveals about His work in His people through the book of Judges.
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Eve's Journey: Feminine Images in Hebraic Literary Tradition

Eve's Journey: Feminine Images in Hebraic Literary Tradition

By Nehama Aschkenasy
Rating 5.0
Pages 269

This work traces the migration of several female images and feminine situations from their early appearances in biblical writings to their incarnations in modern Hebraic literature. Focusing on the evolution of early female archetypes, the book also shows how cultural perceptions change.
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Moses: A Man of Selfless Dedication

Moses: A Man of Selfless Dedication

By Charles R. Swindoll
Rating 4.28
Pages 334

Moses: A Man of Selfless Dedication (Great Lives from God's Word, Volume 4) (Great Lives Series)
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The Prophets, Vol 1

The Prophets, Vol 1

By Abraham Joshua Heschel
Rating 4.29
Pages 251

According to the popular definition, a prophet is one who accurately predicts the future. But in the Jewish tradition, as Abraham Joshua Heschel explains in The Prophets , these figures earn their title by witnessing the world around them with outstanding passion. Prophets are those...
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Isaiah

Isaiah

By John Calvin
Rating 4.14
Pages 400

Original works by godly writers, tailored for the understanding of today's readers For hundreds of years Christendom has been blessed with Bible commentaries written by great men of God who were highly respected for their godly walk and their insight into spiritual truth. The ...
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The Five Books of Moses

The Five Books of Moses

By Robert Alter
Rating 4.48
Pages 1120

Through a distinguished career of critical scholarship and translation, Robert Alter has equipped us to read the Hebrew Bible as a powerful, cohesive work of literature. The culmination of this work, Alter's masterly new translation and probing commentary combine to give contemporary readers the...
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Esther: An Introduction and Commentary

Esther: An Introduction and Commentary

By Joyce G. Baldwin
Rating 3.5
Pages 126

Joyce Baldwin helps us look more closely at the beauty and power of a queen who risked her own life to save her people. The message of the book of Esther reveals the God who quietly--and sometimes unexpectedly--orders the events of our lives.
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The Art of Biblical History

The Art of Biblical History

By V. Philips Long
Rating 3.95
Pages 247

This fifth volume in the Foundations of Contemporary Interpretation series is an exploration of both the historical nature of the Bible and the character of biblical history writing. In view of recent trends in biblical studies, the age-old question of the relationship between history and faith...
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Genesis 16-50

Genesis 16-50

By Gordon J. Wenham
Rating 4.08
Pages 564

Pastors and scholars alike will herald the appearance of this second volume of Gordon Wenham’s analysis of Genesis as a landmark event in the critical study of the Pentateuch. Dr. Wenham devoted fourteen years of his considerable scholarship and exegetical skills to write this exceptional work. ...
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On The Reliability Of The Old Testament

On The Reliability Of The Old Testament

By Kenneth A. Kitchen
Rating 4.3
Pages 662

By reliable, of course, Kitchen (emeritus, Egyptology, U. of Liverpool) means the extent to which the Hebrew scripture can be made to correspond to received notions about the past from the disciplines of history and archaeology. He explores such topics as the Hebrew kingdoms, exile and return, Canaa
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Hosea: An Introduction And Commentary

Hosea: An Introduction And Commentary

By David Allan Hubbard
Rating 3.73
Pages 234

Hosea's bold imagery--a recounting of his own marriage to a prostitute--sets the stage for his message of God's enduring love, righteous judgment and persistent offer of reconciliation. David Allan Hubbard explores the historical, cultural, literary and theological dimensions of Hosea's life and message.
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Ezekiel

Ezekiel

By John Bernard Taylor
Rating 3.59
Pages 285

John Taylor writes, For most Bible readers Ezekiel is almost a closed book...Their knowledge of him extends little further than his mysterious vision of God's chariot-throne, with its wheels within wheels, and the vision of the valley of dry bones. However, the structure of Ezekiel is simple and...
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Mission in the Old Testament: Israel as a Light to the Nations

Mission in the Old Testament: Israel as a Light to the Nations

By Walter C. Kaiser Jr.
Rating 3.8
Pages 112

A capable treatment that contends the missionary mandate does not begin with the Great Commission, but runs through the entire Old Testament.
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Leviticus

Leviticus

By R.K. Harrison
Rating 3.67

Levitical rules and regulations regarding blood and sacrifice, offerings and priests, cleanness and uncleanness at first appear irrelevant to twentieth century Christians. Yet large portions of the New Testament can hardly be understood at all apart from some understanding of these Old Testament...
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Chronological and Background Charts of the Old Testament

Chronological and Background Charts of the Old Testament

By John H. Walton
Rating 4.13
Pages 80

A revised, updated, and expanded edition of a very popular tool for pastors, teachers, and students for the study of the Old Testament.The book includes 42 new charts, and revisions to another 18. Inside, a new design promotes ease of understanding. Subjects cover historical, literary,...
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A History of Israel (Aids to the Study of the Scriptures)

A History of Israel (Aids to the Study of the Scriptures)

By John Bright
Rating 3.95
Pages 511

The definitive text and resource for every student of the Old Testament. this thire edition of John Bright's classic work is a thorough revision of the text that has become a standard for reference and classroom use.
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Theology of The Old Testament: Testimony, Dispute, Advocacy

Theology of The Old Testament: Testimony, Dispute, Advocacy

By Walter Brueggemann
Rating 4.24
Pages 777

In this powerful book, Walter Brueggemann moves the discussion of Old Testament theology beyond the dominant models of Walter Eichrodt in the 1930s and Gerhard von Rad in the 1950s.Brueggemann focuses on the metaphor and imagery of the courtroom trial in order to regard the theological substance...
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Gleanings In Genesis

Gleanings In Genesis

By Arthur W. Pink
Rating 4.24

Genesis, the seed plot of th Bible, gives in germ form all the doctrines of the Bible--the Trinity, man's depravity, salvation by substitution, justification by faith. These are examined along with character studies and biblical types by Arthur Pink.
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The Bible Jesus Read Participant's Guide: An Eight-Session Exploration of the Old Testament

The Bible Jesus Read Participant's Guide: An Eight-Session Exploration of the Old Testament

By Philip Yancey
Rating 4.07

Award-winning author Philip Yancey serves as guide and interpretive leader of ten video study sessions. In a series of in-depth interviews and explanations he covers five crucial segments of the Old Testament: 1. Job: Seeing in the Dark 2. Deuteronomy: A Taste of Bittersweet 3. Psalms:...
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Praying the Psalms: Engaging Scripture and the Life of the Spirit

Praying the Psalms: Engaging Scripture and the Life of the Spirit

By Walter Brueggemann
Rating 4.09

Description: In this thoroughly revised edition of a classic in spirituality, Walter Brueggemann guides the reader into a thoughtful and moving encounter with the Psalms. This new edition includes a revised text, new notes, and new bibliography. The movement and meeting of God with us is indeed...
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Yahweh Is A Warrior: The Theology Of Warfare In Ancient Israel

Yahweh Is A Warrior: The Theology Of Warfare In Ancient Israel

By Millard Lind
Rating 3.82
Pages 232

Millard C. Lind's study of warfare in ancient Israel. Israel saw God alone as delivering his people, without the need of human warriors. 234 Pages.
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Beginning Old Testament Study

Beginning Old Testament Study

By J.W. Rogerson
Rating 3.18
Pages 163

This book introduces beginners to biblical scholarship in clear language and readable style. The authors, all leading international scholars, focus on key issues for Old Testament study, raising questions that students will inevitably encounter as they move forward in their studies, including...
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Bible Heroes

Bible Heroes

By Christin Ditchfield
Rating 4.15
Pages 24

OLD TESTAMENT HEROES and heroines come alive as real people in this new book. The stories of Samson, Deborah, David, and many others are told in a simple yet entertaining way, brought to life with lush, colorful artwork.
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The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Their Significance For Understanding the Bible, Judaism, Jesus, and Christianity

The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Their Significance For Understanding the Bible, Judaism, Jesus, and Christianity

By Peter W. Flint
Rating 3.8
Pages 480

The Dead Sea Scrolls, found in caves near the Dead Sea fifteen miles east of Jerusalem from 1947 to 1956, include the oldest existing biblical manuscripts and the remarkable texts of the purist Jewish community at Qumran. The discovery of the scrolls has aded dramatically to our understanding of...
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The Treasury of David, Volmes #1-3

The Treasury of David, Volmes #1-3

By Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Rating 4.6
Pages 2912

v. 1. Psalm 1-57 v. 2. Psalm 58-110 v. 3. Psalm 111-150 Charles Haddon Spurgeon, the Prince of Preachers, composed and polished The Treasury of David over the span of nearly half his ministry. This incomparable commentary and omnibus on the Psalms has been prized by...
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Getting Involved with God: Rediscovering the Old Testament

Getting Involved with God: Rediscovering the Old Testament

By Ellen F. Davis
Rating 4.42
Pages 208

This is a book about getting, and staying, involved with God what it takes, what it costs, what it looks and feels like, why anyone would want to do it anyway. It is at the same time a book about reading the Old Testament as a source of Good News and guidance for our life with God. The key piece...
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The Apocalyptic Imagination: An Introduction To The Jewish Matrix Of Christianity

The Apocalyptic Imagination: An Introduction To The Jewish Matrix Of Christianity

By John J. Collins
Rating 4.01

This second edition of John J. Collins's widely praised study of Jewish apocalyptic literature represents a complete updating and rewriting of the original work. Especially noteworthy is the chapter on the Dead Sea Scrolls, which now takes into account all of the recently published texts. Other...
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The World of Biblical Literature

The World of Biblical Literature

By Robert Alter
Rating 4.03
Pages 225

The bible is a literary masterpiece. Increasingly, literary scholars as well as general readers have joined the ranks of the religious orthodox in reading it. Robert Alter, long in this movement's vanguard, reflects on the paradoxes inherent in considering this great religious work as...
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The Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary

The Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary

By Robert Alter
Rating 4.32
Pages 560

A brilliant new translation and commentary of one of the Bible s most cherished and powerful books. Like the Five Books of Moses a cornerstone of the scriptural canon, the Book of Psalms has been a source of solace and joy for countless readers over millennia. The cleansing purity of...
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A Biblical History of Israel

A Biblical History of Israel

By V. Philips Long
Rating 3.83
Pages 442

In this textbook, three respected Biblical scholars have written a history of ancient Israel that takes the biblical text seriously as an historical document, while also considering nonbiblical sources and being attentive to disciplines like archaeology, anthropology and sociology.
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Ancient Israelite Religion

Ancient Israelite Religion

By Susan Niditch
Rating 3.12
Pages 160

In Ancient Israelite Religion, Niditch illuminates the life and the customs of this ancient people, whose religion has so influenced human history. Drawing on the most recent literary scholarship and archaeological evidence, the book gives readers a compelling account of how Israelite culture...
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A History of Israel

A History of Israel

By John Bright
Rating 3.95
Pages 574

Unsurpassed for nearly half a century, and now with a new introduction and appendix by William P. Brown, John Bright's A History of Israel will continue to be a standard for a new generation of students of the Old Testament. This book remains a classic in the literature of theological...
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Moses: A Man of Selfless Dedication

Moses: A Man of Selfless Dedication

By Charles R. Swindoll
Rating 4.27
Pages 334

Moses: A Man of Selfless Dedication (Great Lives from God's Word, Volume 4) (Great Lives Series)
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Judges, Ruth

Judges, Ruth

By Leon Morris
Rating 3.79

Arthur Cundall and Leon Morris join forces in this introduction and commentary to the books of Judges and Ruth. They follow a similar pattern, discussing political and religious questions raised by these books and bringing out forcibly the present relevance of their messages.
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Judges, Ruth

Judges, Ruth

By Arthur E. Cundall
Rating 3.79
Pages 318

Arthur Cundall and Leon Morris join forces in this introduction and commentary to the books of Judges and Ruth. They follow a similar pattern, discussing political and religious questions raised by these books and bringing out forcibly the present relevance of their messages.
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Israel's Messiah: In the Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls

Israel's Messiah: In the Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls

By Richard S. Hess
Rating 3.33
Pages 192

Was Israel expecting a messiah like Jesus? If not, how did Jesus challenge the messianic preconceptions of the time? With the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, which include messianic writings dating from around the time of Jesus, the debate over just exactly what sort of messiah Israel was...
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The Lord Is King: the Message of Daniel

The Lord Is King: the Message of Daniel

By Ronald S. Wallace
Rating 3.95
Pages 200

God had allowed the unthinkable to happen. His people were in exile in Babylon. His promises seemed shattered. Was God really in control? Was he still faithful? Did he still care?One young man, Daniel, affirmed that he did. It was not without struggle, and it cost him to do so. But echoing...
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Message of Daniel

Message of Daniel

By Ronald S. Wallace
Rating 3.95
Pages 200

God had allowed the unthinkable to happen. His people were in exile in Babylon. His promises seemed shattered. Was God really in control? Was he still faithful? Did he still care? One young man, Daniel, affirmed that he did. It was not without struggle, and it cost him to do so. But echoing...
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Eerdmans New Bible Commentary

Eerdmans New Bible Commentary

By Donald Guthrie
Rating 4.11
Pages 1310

1310 pages - An entirely new and up todate commentary on the whole Bible designed to make plain the meaning of the text.
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Narrative Art in the Bible (JSOT Supplement)

Narrative Art in the Bible (JSOT Supplement)

By Shimon Bar-Efrat
Rating 4.26
Pages 295

This book offers a systematic and comprehensive review of the fundamental literary aspects of biblical narrative, investigating the characteristics and points of view of the narrator, the shaping of characters, the structure of the plot, time and space, and finally the style. Many examples are...
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Biblical Hermeneutics: A Treatise on the Interpretation of the Old and New Testaments

Biblical Hermeneutics: A Treatise on the Interpretation of the Old and New Testaments

By Milton Spenser Terry
Rating 3.62
Pages 518

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright...
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Biblical Hermeneutics: A Treatise On The Interpretation Of The Old And New Testaments

Biblical Hermeneutics: A Treatise On The Interpretation Of The Old And New Testaments

By Milton S. Terry
Rating 3.62
Pages 782

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright...
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The Message of Ezekiel: A New Heart and a New Spirit

The Message of Ezekiel: A New Heart and a New Spirit

By Christopher J.H. Wright
Rating 4.13
Pages 368

Ezekiel comes to us as a stranger from a distant time and land. Who is this priest who, on his thirtieth birthday, has a dazzling vision of God on a wheeled throne? Who is this odd prophet who engages in outlandish street theater and speaks for God on international affairs? Who is this seer who...
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The Social World of Ancient Israel: 1250-587 BCE

The Social World of Ancient Israel: 1250-587 BCE

By Don C. Benjamin
Rating 3.67
Pages 327

Social World of Ancient Israel takes a unique look at the most prominent social institutions of the world of early Israel and the period of the monarchy, and then shows how a proper understanding of these social institutions is essential for sound biblical interpretation. Immersing the reader...
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Creation and the Persistence of Evil: The Jewish Drama of Divine Omnipotence

Creation and the Persistence of Evil: The Jewish Drama of Divine Omnipotence

By Jon D. Levenson
Rating 3.97
Pages 224

This paperback edition brings to a wide audience one of the most innovative and meaningful models of God for this post-Auschwitz era. In a thought-provoking return to the original Hebrew conception of God, which questions accepted conceptions of divine omnipotence, Jon Levenson defines God's...
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Hosea: A Commentary

Hosea: A Commentary

By James Luther Mays
Rating 3.88
Pages 208

This volume, a part of the Old Testament Library series, explores the book of Hosea. The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old Testament study through commentaries and general surveys. The contributors are scholars of international standing.
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He Gave Us Stories

He Gave Us Stories

By Richard L. Pratt Jr.
Rating 3.83
Pages 493

Stories are among the primary means God uses to reveal his truth to us in Scripture. The Old Testament is filled with stories: Noah and the ark, Daniel in the lions' den, Ruth and Boaz—stories of great men and women of God. What does God want us to learn from these stories? Is there more...
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God, Where Are You?: Rediscovering The Bible

God, Where Are You?: Rediscovering The Bible

By Francis McDonagh
Pages 249

This new and expanded edition provides a way to approach the Bible as millions of ordinary people have, for many hundreds of years. Mesters suggests that the Bible can be considered the Christian family album, and its contents a guide for discovering who we are, where we came from, and where God...
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