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An introduction to the Old Testament : the canon and Christian imagination

Author: Walter Brueggemann
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2003.
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"In this book, Walter Brueggemann, America's premier biblical theologian, introduces the reader to the broad theological scope and chronological sweep of the Old Testament. Covering each book of the Old Testament - in the order in which it appears in the Hebrew Bible - the Introduction explains without unnecessary jargon the most important issues and methods in contemporary interpretation of the Old Testament -  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Introductions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Brueggemann
ISBN: 0664224121 9780664224127
OCLC Number: 53453890
Description: xiv, 434 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Imaginative remembering --
The Torah --
Cosmic miracles in contradiction (Genesis 1-11) --
The ancestors (Genesis 12-50) --
The Book of Exodus --
The Book of Leviticus --
The Book of Numbers --
The Book of Deuteronomy --
Reprise on the Pentateuch --
The Prophets --
The Book of Joshua --
The Book of Judges --
The Books 1 and 2 Samuel --
The Books of 1 and 2 Kings --
The Book of Isaiah --
The Book of Jeremiah --
The Book of Ezekiel --
The Minor Prophets (1) --
The Minor Prophets (2) --
Reprise on the Prophets --
The Writings --
The Book of Psalms --
The Book of Job --
The Book of Proverbs --
The Five Scrolls --
The Book of Daniel --
The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah --
The Books of 1 and 2 Chronicles --
Reprise on the "Writings" --
A concluding reflection.
Responsibility: Walter Brueggemann.
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