The World and the Word
The World and the Word is a fresh introduction to the Old^Testament driven largely by the fact that so much Christian^preaching and teaching today increasingly ignores what is 80^percent of the Bible. Authors Eugene Merrill, Mark Rooker,^and Michael Grisanti work...
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The World and the Word is a fresh introduction to the Old^Testament driven largely by the fact that so much Christian^preaching and teaching today increasingly ignores what is 80^percent of the Bible. Authors Eugene Merrill, Mark Rooker,^and Michael Grisanti work through the world and text of the^Old Testament always making three major points:
^ The Old Testament is a rich source of theology and^doctrine that is presupposed by the New Testament.^Without it, Christian theology would be seriously^deficient.^
^ Mastery of the Old Testament is crucial to an understanding^of the New Testament.^
^ The Old Testament offers, by teaching and example,^practical principles of belief and behavior for contemporary^times. Who God was and what He did then can^be replicated in the lives of men and women today.
^Separating the verifiable biblical and extra-biblical data^from the various interpretations of that same information,^the book further shows how the Old Testament forms the^platform and matrix from which sprang the life, ministry,^and teachings of Jesus and the church. The World and the^Word will help students see an entry point into the very^heart and design of God who loves them and wishes to make^them the special object of His grace
Eugene H. Merrill (Ph.D., Columbia University) is distinguished professor of Old Testament studies at Dallas Theological Seminary and Distinguished Professor of Old Testament Interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kentucky. He is the author of several articles/books, including a commentary on Deuteronomy (New American Commentary series and Cornerstone Biblical Commentary) and the Deuteronomy study notes for the NLT Study Bible. He also served as a Deuteronomy reviewer for the New Living Translation.
Dr. Mark F. Rooker (Ph.D., Brandeis University) is Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest. He is the author of Leviticus (New American Commentary -Vol 3A); Ezekiel (Holman Old Testament Commentary - Vol. 17) and The Ten Commandments (New American Commentary Studies in Bible & Theology series)
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Michael A. Grisanti (Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary) is associate professor of Old Testament at The Master's Seminary in Sun Valley, CA, a contributor to the New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis and Missions in a New Millennium, and the editor of The Bible Version Debate. Most recently he has produced the volume on Deuteronomy (Revised Expositor's Bible Commentary).