The first five books of the Bible begin the story of salvation, so a working knowledge of the Torah is essential! In this accessible yet sophisticated thumb indexed guide, Schnittjer navigates the challenges of biblical narration and focuses on how the Pentateuch undergirds the gospel message. Each chapter includes the following: tips and tools for getting started, questions that focus on key issues Key terms to look for, outlines and summaries of the material, an interactive workshop, challenge questions drawn from the chapter and biblical text, advanced questions for those who want deeper exploration of biblical contexts, language, and exegetical or theological issues, research project suggestions, and, in selected chapters, discussion activities using films to engage the biblical narrative.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 560 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2006 Dimensions: 9.25 X 7.37 (inches)
ISBN: 0310248612 ISBN-13: 9780310248613 UPC: 025986248611 Availability: In Stock
The Torah Story introduces the first five books of the Old Testament. A sophisticated study text written in an engaging and accessible voice, The Torah Story includes flexible study options that help students understand how these key books contribute to the ongoing story of salvation.
Gary Schnittjer (PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is professor of Old Testament at the School of Divinity, Cairn University in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.