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Number of Pages: 318
Vendor: Moody Publishers
Publication Date: 2001
|Dimensions: 8 1/2 X 5 1/2 (inches)|
"The New Testament Scriptures will never be properly understood by a person if the Old Testament Scriptures essentially remain a mystery to him," says Paul Benware.
Most Christians do not have a clear understanding of the pattern, unity, or progression of the Old Testament. They can tell stories of Moses, Noah, and David, but they aren't sure how all these events fit together. And they don't fully appreciate the doctrines found in the thirty-nine books between Genesis and Malachi. But the Old Testament does not have to be mysterious or confusing.
Newly revised, Dr. Benware offers a chronological approach to give you a bird's-eye view of the Old Testament, while his book-by-book analysis reveals important details and emphases. If you want a better understanding of the whole Bible, Survey of the Old Testament is the place to start.
Abraham5 Stars Out Of 5Wish they have ebook in spanishMay 14, 2014AbrahamQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5Very complete book, my only "complain" is that the ebook is not available in spanish.
booklover52VirginiaAge: 45-54Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Information is exactly what I was looking for!August 24, 2012booklover52VirginiaAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4Great overview of the Old Testament providing insight to chronology, significance and key concepts of each book without being overwhelming. The content is wonderful.
However the ebook format has a few issues. The charts in particular are very small and difficult to read.
Pastor KuchtaMarion, MichiganAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Great bookNovember 15, 2011Pastor KuchtaMarion, MichiganAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is a great book. I recommend it to all studying the Bible - both professionally as well as personally. Five stars.
little old meAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Makes sense of itJanuary 19, 2011little old meAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5For me, reading one of those Bible-in-a-Year books was quite frustrating. Ironically, Survey of the OT, at 300 pages, is far less overwhelming. If I quit trying to rush it, I will really understand by the time I finish. Extremely user-friendly, includes outlines, maps, chronologies. For normal folks, not scholars, and yet it seems scholarly. The Old Testament is well over half the Bible!
JackAmes, IowaAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5I don't wanna return this book!December 6, 2010JackAmes, IowaAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5I borrowed this book from a neighbor and now I don't want to return it! I think I'll get my own copy. This book really boils the vastness of the Old Testament down to the nuts and bolts. Just read a chapter and then go to the Bible book it discussed and read it. Your understanding will be so much clearer.