How to Understand and Apply the Old Testament: Twelve Steps From Exegesis to Theology
:The Old Testament was Jesus Bible and it's all about him. As he explained to the disciples on the Emmaus road, a correct understanding of those Scriptures is vital to our faith and hope.For anyone looking to interpret the Old...
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:The Old Testament was Jesus Bible and it's all about him. As he explained to the disciples on the Emmaus road, a correct understanding of those Scriptures is vital to our faith and hope.For anyone looking to interpret the Old Testament wisely and well, Jason DeRouchie provides a logical twelve-stage process to deepen understanding, taking us from an analysis of a passage's genre all the way to its practical application. Hebrew grammar, historical context, biblical theology and much more are also studied. Learn how to track an author's thought-flow, grasp the text's message, and apply the ancient Word in this modern world, all in light of Christ's redeeming work. Then plunge into DeRouchie's recommended resources to go further in your studies every step of the way.
Jason S. DeRouchie (Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is Associate Professor of Old Testament at Bethlehem College & Seminary in Minneapolis, MN. Previously, he served as an Associate Pastor, taught courses at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Gordon College, and served as Assistant Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at Northwestern College (MN).
He has published a number of articles on Hebrew language and literature, has authored a volume on Old Testament discourse analysis titled A Call to Covenant Love: Text Grammar and Literary Structure in Deuteronomy 5–11 (Gorgias, 2007), serves on the editorial board for Zondervans new Hearing the Message of Scripture OT commentary series, is writing the volume on Deuteronomy in this series, and stands as the contributing editor for Kregels forthcoming Old Testament thematic survey titled What the Old Testament Authors Really Cared About. DeRouchie teaches adult Sunday school at Bethlehem Baptist Church, where he and his wife Teresa have been members since 2007. The DeRouchies live in Coon Rapids, MN, and have three children, Janie, Ruthie, and Isaac.