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The Essence of the Old Testament : a survey

Author: Edward E Hindson; Gary E Yates
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : B & H Academic, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward E Hindson; Gary E Yates
ISBN: 9781433677076 1433677075
OCLC Number: 812477198
Description: xiv, 482 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: the essence of the Old Testament --
The Old Testament world: real people, real places --
Archaeology and the Old Testament: digging up the past --
The canon and text of the Old Testament: where did it come from? --
The Pentateuch --
Genesis: the beginning --
Exodus: exit from Egypt --
Leviticus: way of holiness --
Numbers: wilderness journey --
Deuteronomy: covenant renewal --
The historical books --
Joshua: the conquest --
Judges: the struggle --
Ruth: ray of hope --
1-2 Samuel: kings and prophets --
1-2 Kings: kings of Israel and Judah --
1-2 Chronicles: priestly perspective --
Ezra: rebuilding the temple --
Nehemiah: rebuilding the wall --
Esther: rescuing the people --
The poetic books --
Job: questions of suffering --
Psalms: songs of praise --
Proverbs: words of wisdom --
Ecclesiastes: meaning of life --
The Song of Songs: songs of love --
Major prophets --
Isaiah: god is with us --
Jeremiah: the Babylonians are coming --
lamentations: Jerusalem is burning --
Ezekiel: the Messiah will come --
Daniel: the Messiah will come --
Minor prophets --
Hosea: God's unquenchable love --
Joel: Day of the Lord --
Amos: God's ultimate justice --
Obadiah: doom of Edom --
Jonah: God's universal concern --
Micah: divine lawsuit --
Nahum: destruction of Nineveh --
Habakkuk: destruction of Babylon --
Zephaniah: disaster is imminent --
Haggai: rebuild the temple --
Zechariah: restore the king --
Malachi: repent of sin.
Responsibility: Ed Hindson, Gary Yates, editors.
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