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A theological introduction to the Old Testament / Bruce C. Birch ... [et al.].

Publication:
Nashville : Abingdon Press, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 485 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Edition:
2nd ed.
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Subjects:
Bible. Old Testament -- Theology.
Bible. Old Testament -- Introductions.
Contents:
The Old Testament as theological witness
The created order and the re-creation of broken order
Promises made, threatened, and fulfilled
Bondage, exodus, wilderness
The structures of covenant life
"The people of the land"
The rise of the monarchy
Kings and prophets in the divided kingdom
Prophecy and reform : from Jeroboam to Josiah
Collapse/exile/hope
Wisdom, order, protest
New life, renewed community, new crises.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contributor:
Birch, Bruce C.
ISBN:
068706676X (alk. paper)
OCLC:
56591829