A Guide Through the Old Testament

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 1989 - Religion - 158 pages

Using a simple workbook-style approach, Celia Sinclair combines commentary, study guides, maps, and charts to direct the reader through the Old Testament. The author has also included the latest scholarship in Old Testament studies. Written with a high school Old Testament survey course in mind, the book is also ideal for independent study. The tear-out study guides may be used as homework or in-class assignments or as a basis for group discussions.


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Introduction to the Old Testament
Primeval History
Patriarchal History
Law and Sacrifice
From the Wilderness to the Conquest
The Early Monarchy
The Divided Kingdom and the Rise of Prophecy
EighthCentury Prophets
Prophets of the Fall of Judah and the Exile
Postexilic Literature
Wisdom Literature and the Psalms
Daniel Apocalyptic Literature and Intertestamental Times

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Page 9 - Thou shalt also consider in thine heart, that, as a man chasteneth his son, so the LORD thy God chasteneth thee. Therefore thou shalt keep the commandments of the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, and to fear him. For the LORD thy God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills...
Page 11 - and offer your burnt offerings, the flesh and the blood, on the altar of the Lord your God...
Page 11 - ... know therefore this day, and lay it to your heart, that the Lord is God in heaven above and on the earth beneath; there is no other.

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Jerome F. D. Creach
Limited preview - 1998

About the author (1989)

Celia B. Sinclair is a lecturer in religious studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She holds degrees from Duke University and Yale Divinity School and has taught in the field of Bible and Religion since 1978. She is author of three books published by Westminster John Knox Press: A Guide Through the Old Testament, A Guide Through the New Testament, and Genesis.

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