5 Stars Out Of 5
November 26, 2016
easoned professors Ed Hindson and Gary Yates join forces to give us The Essence of the Old Testament: A Survey. This volume is aimed at beginning undergraduate students and serious laymen as well. B & H Academic has almost concerned the market on Bible surveys for every level and this one holds up the high standard of its sister volumes and yet is accessible to its target audience.
Theres three introductory chapters adeptly looking at big picture issues like people, places, archaeology and canon. Each section of the Old Testament gets like Pentateuch, historical books and so on get a helpful chapter.
The majority of the book is a chapter for each book of the Old Testament, except for joint chapters on, for example, I and II Kings. Each chapter covers background, an outline, a section on message that basically covers the contents of the book, and a short section on theological significance.
This book is a gorgeous volume with nice pictures, charts, and maps that will be a real asset to you.
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