The Old Testament Writings: History, Literature, Interpretation  -     By: James M. Efird
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The Old Testament Writings: History, Literature, Interpretation

Westminster John Knox Press / 1983 / Paperback

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A simple and direct introduction to the Old Testament, The Old Testament Writings emphasizes the faith dimension of the Old Testament. The literary, critical, and historical problems of the Old Testament are discussed but only to provide help in understanding the faith of the Bible. This very enjoyable and readable book offers a step-by-step approach to comprehending the Old Testament and is designed for the lay reader, the Bible student, seminary introductory courses, and church schools.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 1983
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0804201455
ISBN-13: 9780804201452
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A simple and direct introduction to the Old Testament, The Old Testament Writings emphasizes the faith dimension of the Old Testament. The literary, critical, and historical problems of the Old Testament are discussed but only to provide help in understanding the faith of the Bible. This very enjoyable and readable book offers a step-by-step approach to comprehending the Old Testament and is designed for the lay reader, the Bible student, seminary introductory courses, and church schools.

This is a complementary text to The New Testament Writings. Both volumes offer a comprehensive understanding of the Bible, making them valuable resources for education, growth, and faith.

Author Bio

James M. Efird is Professor Emeritus of Biblical Interpretation at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina. He is the author of How to Interpret the Bible; The Old Testament Writings: History, Literature, and Interpretation (WJK); and The New Testament Writings: History, Literature, and Interpretation (WJK).

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