Modern scholarship seldom considers the ancient Israelite religion as unique, and views the Hebrew Scriptures as just literature---not God's revelation. Oswalt asserts that the Bible's historical claims cannot be separated from its theological declarations, and affirms a transcendent God who breaks into time and space, making himself known through human activity. 192 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 192 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches) ISBN: 0310285097 ISBN-13: 9780310285090 Availability: In Stock
The Bible Among the Myths is a sometimes controversial, always engaging corrective to a growing rejection in Western society of the revelation found within the Old Testament regarding a transcendent God who breaks into time and space and reveals himself in and through human activity.
Dr. John N. Oswalt (PhD, Brandeis University) is Visiting Distinguished Professor of Old Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He is the author of numerous articles and several books, including the two-volume commentary on Isaiah in the New International Commentary on the Old Testament series and Called to be Holy: A Biblical Perspective.