In this survey, Irving L. Jensen's purpose is to involve the reader firsthand by guiding the reader to personally apply the texts and continue on to further study. The Old Testament is explained as a unified whole and the book features 25 black and white maps, and 119 charts. An extended bibliography as well as suggestions for the various Bible study methods is included and this survey can be used for individual or group study. Each chapter includes: preparation for study; historical and geographical background; subjects and themes; key words and verses; applications to life; further study guides; selected readings for further study; survey chart.
A useful survey of the Old Testament that will aid in understanding difficult passages. This one volume contains all of Irving Jensen's Bible self-study guides to the Old Testament.
IRVING L. JENSEN (B.A., Wagner College; S.T.B., Biblical Seminary; Th.D., Northwestern Theological Seminary), was professor and chairman of the department of Bible at Bryan College, Dayton, Tennessee, and the author of numerous books, including the entire Bible Self-Study Series; Jensen's Survey of the Old Testament; Jensen's Survey of the New Testament; Jensen's Bible Study Charts; Acts: An Inductive Study; Independent Bible Study; and How to Profit from Bible Reading.