This widely-used survey of the Old Testament is a must-have for students of the Bible. Updated with a new interior design, Encountering the Old Testament covers a wide array of topics in an innovative style enhanced by photographs, maps, illustrations, sidebars, learning objectives, chapter outlines, study questions, and further reading recommendations. Includes free online access to supplemental resources.
This new edition of a bestselling evangelical survey of the Old Testament (over 180,000 copies sold) has been thoroughly updated and features a beautiful new interior design. It is lavishly illustrated with four-color images, maps, and charts and retains the pedagogical features that have made the book so popular:
· chapter outlines, objectives, and summaries
· study questions
· sidebars featuring primary source material, ethical and theological issues, and contemporary applications
· lists of key terms, people, and places
· further reading recommendations
· endnotes and indexes
The book is supplemented by web-based resources through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources, offering course help for professors and study aids for students.
Bill T. Arnold (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is Paul S. Amos Professor of Old Testament Interpretation at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He is the author or editor of more than a dozen books. Bryan E. Beyer (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Columbia International University in Columbia, South Carolina, where he has taught for more than twenty-five years.