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|Title: Introducing the Old Testament: A Short Guide to its History and Message|
By: Tremper Longman III
Number of Pages: 160
Publication Date: 2011
|Dimensions: 8 X 5.31 (inches)|
Weight: 7 ounces
Stock No: WW291480
A quick, on-the-ground guide to the Old Testament of the Bible.
This rich and practical handbookan abridged edition of the bestselling book An Introduction to the Old Testamentmakes Old Testament scholarship accessible to the everyday reader.
Renowned Bible scholar Tremper Longman III gathers the best in historical research and literary analysis to lead you through each book of the Old Testamentfrom Genesis to Malachi. Most significantly, Longman explores the meaning of each book in light of its cultural setting.
Introducing the Old Testament makes the words, history, and culture of biblical times come alive for readers. Laypersons as well as church leaders will gain a solid understanding of the historical background and theological message of the Old Testament and be inspired to apply biblical truths to their lives.
Tremper Longman III (PhD, Yale University) is a distinguished scholar and Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. He is on the advisory council of the BioLogos Foundation, and is the Old Testament editor for the revised Expositor's Bible Commentary and general editor for the Story of God Bible Commentary Old Testament, and has authored many articles and books on the Psalms and other Old Testament books.
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