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Encountering the Old Testament : a Christian survey

Author: Bill T Arnold; Bryan Beyer
Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Baker Academic, a division of Baker Publishing Group, 2018. ©2015
Series: Encountering biblical studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third EditionView all editions and formats
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This bestselling evangelical survey of the Old Testament is beautifully designed with four-color illustrations.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Textbooks
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bill T Arnold; Bryan Beyer
ISBN: 1493401912 9781493401918 1493401939 9781493401932
OCLC Number: 1162585824
Language Note: English.
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 539 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: 1. What Is the Old Testament and Why Study It? --
2. Where and When Did the Events of the Old Testament Take Place? --
pt. 1 Encountering the Pentateuch --
3. Introduction to the Pentateuch: The Birth of God's People --
4. Genesis 1 --
11: The Prelude to Israel --
5. Genesis 12 --
50: The Patriarchs: Ancestors of Israel's Faith --
6. Exodus: A Miraculous Escape --
7. Leviticus: Instructions for Holy Living --
8. Numbers: Failure in the Desert --
9. Deuteronomy: Restoring the Covenant --
pt. 2 Encountering the Historical Books --
10. Introduction to the Historical Books: The History of Israel's Nationhood --
11. Joshua: Conquest and Division --
12. Judges and Ruth: Israel's Moral Crisis --
13. First Samuel: God Grants a King --
14. Second Samuel: David's Reign --
15. First Kings: The Glory of Solomon and the Beginning of the End --
16. Second Kings: The End of National Israel --
17. First and Second Chronicles: A Look Back 18. Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther: A Time to Rebuild --
pt. 3 Encountering the Poetical Books --
19. Introduction to the Poetical Books: The Literature of God's People --
20. Job: One Man's Search for Justice --
21. Psalms: The Songbook of Ancient Israel --
22. Proverbs: Advice on Living in God's World --
23. Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs: Israelite Faith in Everyday Life --
pt. 4 Encountering the Prophets --
24. Introduction to the Prophets: Voices of God's Servants --
25. Isaiah 1 --
39: Prophet of Judah's Royal Court --
26. Isaiah 40 --
66: Great Days Are Coming! --
27. Jeremiah 1 --
20: Struggling with God's Call --
28. Jeremiah 21 --
52 and Lamentations: Dealing with Disaster --
29. Ezekiel 1 --
24: Rough Days Are Coming! --
30. Ezekiel 25 --
48: God Is Planning an Exciting Future! --
31. Daniel: The Kingdom of God --
Now and Forever --
32. Hosea, Joel, and Amos: A Call for Repentance and a Promise for Blessing 33. Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah: God's Plan for the Nations --
34. Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi: Rebuilding a People.
Series Title: Encountering biblical studies.
Responsibility: Bill T. Arnold and Bryan E. Beyer.

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