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Understanding the Old Testament (5th Edition)

Understanding the Old Testament (5th Edition)
Author: Bernhard W. Anderson - Steven Bishop - Judith Newm
ISBN 13: 9780130923806
ISBN 10: 13092380
Edition: 5
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2006-03-05
Format: Paperback
Pages: 672
List Price: $158.40

Presents a study of the Old Testament by interweaving historical, archeological, literary, and religious perspectives. The book traces the story of the people of Israel from the Exodus in the time of Moses through the dawn of the Common Era.

It considers the importance of literary criticism and other methods for understanding the literature of ancient Israel; treats the latest archaeological discoveries that illuminate the Old Testament period.