5 edition of Introducing the cultural context of the Old Testament found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||John J. Pilch.|
|Series||Hear the Word! ;, v. 1|
|LC Classifications||BS1194 .P55 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 212 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||212|
|LC Control Number||91031393|
This substantially updated edition of a classroom standard provides students with an accessible introduction to the literature, history, and social context of the Old Testament. Written by two seasoned Old Testament professors, the book pays attention to methodology, archaeology, history, and literary genre and includes illustrations, sidebars, maps, and study questions. An excellent introduction to all the books between Deuteronomy and Job. With regard to each book (or pairs of books: Samuel, Kings, and Ezra-Nehemiah are dealt with as three rather than six) Howard deals with issues of authorship % date, place in the canon, historical & cultural context, theology, and special issues/5.
* A masterful introduction to the cultural context of the Old Testament. Surveying the literature of the ancient Near East, Walton demonstrates how the OT was influenced by, yet stood against, surrounding cultures. His insightful study will help students and pastors feel comfortable in the unfamiliar world of the Hebrew Bible and better able to interpret specific passages. pages, softcover /5(5). One very helpful book is The New Testament world: Insights from Cultural Anthropology by Bruce J. Malina (Call number: BSM15) Or, having observed that Luke focuses upon a woman, you could look at one of the many works on women in the Bible and Luke-Acts : Brad Ost.
The Old Testament is the first testament of the Savior and records a great number of cultural and religious practices that focus, typologically or prophetically, on Christ and His Atonement. Five examples from the Old Testament illustrate the prevalence of religious practices that provide deeper understanding of Jesus Christ, His Atonement, and. Historical and cultural context; Theology of the book; Special issues pertaining to the book; From the conquest of Canaan to the fall of Jerusalem, from war to peace and back to war, from kings and queens to farmers and housewives—David Howard covers it all in this invaluable introduction to the Old Testament historical books.
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To Quote from this book: "AN EXCITING IN-DEPTH BIBLE-STUDY PROGRAM -- INTRODUCING THE CULTURAL CONTEXT OF THE OLD TESTAMENT is an invitation to learn the Mediterranean culture of our ancestors in the faith in order to understand the by: 7. An Exciting In-Depth Bible-Study Program 'Introducing the Cultural Context of the Old Testament' is an invitation to learn the Mediterranean culture of our ancestors in the faith in order to understand the Bible.
This excellent Bible-study workbook for adults concentrates on Wisdom literature and guides readers through cross-cultural.
Introducing the Cultural Context of the Old Testament (Hear the Word, Vol.1) by Pilch, John J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at "'Introducing the Cultural Context of the Old Testament' is an exciting new program for the study of the scriptures.
This program is intended for the serious Bible student and will challenge the advanced learner. It guides the person to read the Bible directly and involves hands-on use of the Bible as one studies. An Exciting In-Depth Bible-Study Program 'Introducing the Cultural Context of the Old Testament' is an invitation to learn the Mediterranean culture of our ancestors in the faith in order to understand the Bible/5(2).
Get this from a library. Introducing the cultural context of the Old Testament. [John J Pilch]. "Introducing the Cultural Context of the New Testament" is the second book in the "Hear the Word" Series and it offers the reader an approach with which to appreciate the differences between Mediterranean culture and our American culture, while also showing us how to bridge the gap that exists between us and the ancient world of the gospels.
With expertise in various subdisciplines of Old Testament backgrounds, the authors illuminate the cultural, social, and historical contexts of the world behind the Old Testament. They introduce readers to a wide range of background materials, covering history, geography, archaeology, and ancient Near Eastern textual and iconographic studies/5(14).
The book is divided into six parts: part one gives an overall introduction and puts Old Testament history in context, part two covers the Torah, part three looks at the historical books, part four reviews the prophets, part five explains the books of poetry, and part six gives a one-chapter conclusion that ties in the Hebrew Bible and the Christian Old Testament regarding issues of canon and text.5/5(2).
“Dr. David Brisben’s passion and joy has been to teach the Old Testament story to university students. His book, Introducing the Old Testament Story, reveals that passion to connect modern readers to God’s story, that is, “God’s covenant commitment to redeem and restore a lost and broken world through his people, Israel.” Dr.
Brisben presents the cultural and historical contexts and chiastic. The newest and best Old Testament intro for university and seminary students.
In this up-to-date, student-friendly text, Robert Hubbard and J. Andrew Dearman bring decades of scholarly study and classroom experience to bear as they introduce readers to the context, composition, and message of the Old chapter orients readers to the Old Testament book or books Reviews: 2.
Leading evangelical scholar John Walton surveys the cultural context of the ancient Near East, bringing insight to the interpretation of specific Old Testament passages. This new edition of a top-selling textbook has been thoroughly updated and revised throughout to reflect the refined thinking of a mature scholar.
It includes over 30 illustrations.4/5(8). Introduction: Cultural Context of the Biblical World Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament - John Walton High and Low Context: Cultural Context of the. Old Testament Times: A Social, Political, and Cultural ContextFor a better understanding of the Old Testament (Bible) read this book and as you read the Bible, you will better understand what the writers were talking you have probably noticed, both the Old and New Testament were written for those who lived in those times and would be familiar with what the writer Cited by: 9.
To Quote from this book: "AN EXCITING IN-DEPTH BIBLE-STUDY PROGRAM -- INTRODUCING THE CULTURAL CONTEXT OF THE OLD TESTAMENT is an invitation to learn the Mediterranean culture of our ancestors in the faith in order to understand the Bible.5/5. The individual books of the Old Testament were written with a different objective in mind, which does not mean that the narratives in the Old Testament have no historical value at all.
They are recognized, even by secular historians, as one of the most reliable sources available for reconstructing the history of the Hebrew people. He analyzes each Old Testament book for its place in the canon, theological message, literary characteristics, ancient Near Eastern context, and history of interpretation.
All 39 books in the Christian canon are treated in 35 chapters, with 1–2 Samuel, 1–2 Kings, 1–2 Chronicles and Ezra-Nehemiah treated in four chapters. "John Drane's survey textbook provides an engaging general introduction to the persons, events, and cultural context of the Old Testament.
Arranged historically, Drane's text takes readers through the books of the Old Testament with numerous special articles spelling out in greater detail both historical and interpretative controversies. In this up-to-date, student-friendly text, Robert Hubbard and J.
Andrew Dearman bring decades of scholarly study and classroom experience to bear as they introduce readers to the context, composition, and message of the Old chapter orients readers to the Old Testament book or books under consideration, outlining historical and cultural background, literary features, main 5/5(1).
This second edition of An Introduction to the Old Testament integrates and interacts with recent developments in Old Testament scholarship.
An upper-level introduction that includes callouts, charts, and graphs, it offers a solid understanding of three key issues: historical background, literary analysis, and theological message. For many years the Moody Introduction to the Old Testament series has provided students with a comprehensive academic introduction to the books and genres of the Hebrew Bible.
Containing in depth information on the literary, historical, sociological, exegetical, textual, and theological issues regarding each book in the Historical Books/5(2).A list of the best books on OT Introductions ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users.
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Large Paperbacks 30) Clines, David J. A.Explore the literature, history, and social context of the Old Testament/ Hebrew Bible and their relevance for making sense of this ancient collection.
This significant revision of a classroom standard pays particular attention to the original Mediterranean context-how it differs from modern Western culture-and its importance for interpretation.