This guide is devoted specifically to the literary forms of the Old Testament, with the purpose of providing clear principles of interpretation. Scholars including Kenneth L. Barker and Walter C. Kaiser, Jr. examine 10 forms of expression: narrative, history, law, oracles of salvation, announcements of judgment, apocalyptic, lament, praise, proverb, and non-proverbial wisdom.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 256 Vendor: B&H Books Publication Date: 1995
Dimensions: 6 X 9 (inches) ISBN: 0805410937 ISBN-13: 9780805410938 Availability: In Stock
A guide to the various kinds of literature in the Old Testament-narrative, history, law, oracles, and more-and how to interpret them. Contributors include Eugene Merrill, Walt Kaiser, and Tremper Longman, III.