The Literary Structure of the Old Testament: A   Commentary on Genesis-Malachi    -     By: David A. Dorsey
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The Literary Structure of the Old Testament: A Commentary on Genesis-Malachi

Baker / 2004 / Paperback

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This book is a guide to help us see the literary structure that permeates the Old Testament and clarifies the meaning of each Old Testament book. It opens with a brief historical survey of the various approaches to understanding the structure of the Old Testament and then examines what is meant by the term literary structure the author gives examples of how the structure of a given text illuminates the author's writing, meaning, and purpose. Dorsey then proceeds book-by-book through the entire Old Testament identifying the structure and offering commentary as to how that structure clarifies the meaning of the text. He illuminates the big picture of each book, providing a framework for further study. No pastor, teacher, or student should embark upon the study of an Old Testament text without consulting this indispensable guide.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 330
Vendor: Baker
Publication Date: 2004
Dimensions: 10 X 7 (inches)
ISBN: 0801027934
ISBN-13: 9780801027932
Availability: In Stock

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Publisher's Description

Dorsey proceeds book-by-book through the entire Old Testament, identifying the structure and offering commentary as to how it clarifies the text's meaning. He illuminates the "big picture" of each book, providing a framework for further study.

"This book will become a standard reference tool for all serious students of the Bible."--Temper Longman III, Westmont College

Author Bio

David A. Dorsey (Ph.D., Dropsie College) is professor of Old Testament at the Evangelical School of Theology in Myerstown, Pennsylvania. He is the author of The Roads and Highways of Ancient Israel.

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