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An Introduction to the Old Testament: The Canon and Christian Imagination

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This book introduces the reader to the broad theological scope and chronological sweep of the Old Testament by America's premier biblical theologian. It covers every book of the Old Testament in the order in which it appears in the Hebrew Bible and treats the most important issues and methods in contemporary interpretation of the Old Testament--literary, historical, and theological--without jargon. Brueggemann's telling of the story from the church's perspective--as informed by the theological shape and shaping of the canon--nudges contemporary interpreters into conversation with Jewish brothers and sisters about the creative force of our shared biblical heritage. This book presents the canonical outline and content of the Old Testament in a way that stokes the theological imagination and inspires teaching and preaching. An easily accessible introduction for students in any setting.

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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. He covers every book of the Old Testament in the order in which it appears in the Hebrew Bible and treats the most important issues and methods in contemporary interpretation of the Old Testament--literary, historical, and theological.

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Book Summary: An Introduction to the Old Testament by America's premier biblical theologian. This book presents the canonical outline and content of the Old Testament in a way that stokes the theological imagination and inspires teaching and preaching. An easily accessible Introduction for students in any setting.

About the Author

Walter Brueggemann is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. He is the world's leading interpreter of the Old Testament, and is the author of numerous books, including Introduction to the Old Testament: The Canon and Christian Imagination and Reverberations of Faith: A Theological Handbook of Old Testament Themes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780664224127
Author:
Brueggemann, Walter
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Location:
Louisville, Ky.
Subject:
Bible - Study - Old Testament
Subject:
Bible
Subject:
Biblical Studies - Old Testament
Subject:
Christianity-Old Testament General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Series Volume:
13
Publication Date:
20031131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , 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. He covers every book of the Old Testament in the order in which it appears in the Hebrew Bible and treats the most important issues and methods in contemporary interpretation of the Old Testament--literary, historical, and theological.
"Synopsis" by , Book Summary: An Introduction to the Old Testament by America's premier biblical theologian. This book presents the canonical outline and content of the Old Testament in a way that stokes the theological imagination and inspires teaching and preaching. An easily accessible Introduction for students in any setting.
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