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Interpreting the Historical Books (Handbooks For Old Testament Exegesis Series)

Robert B Chisholm (Jr)David M (Jr) Howard (Ed)

Interpreting the Historical Books (Handbooks For Old Testament Exegesis Series)

Robert B Chisholm (Jr)David M (Jr) Howard (Ed)

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The Old Testament displays a remarkable literary and theological unity through a variety of genres. But applying a single, one-size-fits-all method of exegesis can lead to confusion and misunderstanding. A valuable reference tool for students and pastors, the Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis (HOTE) series provides readers with an enhanced understanding of different Old Testament genres and strategies for interpretation. The inaugural volume in the HOTE series, Interpreting the Historical Books begins by exploring the components of narrative-setting, characterization, and plot-and then develops the major theological themes in each of the Old Testament historical books (Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1-2 Samuel, 1-2 Kings, 1-2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther). As readers work through Interpreting the Historical Books, they will begin to see and interpret the narrative writings as the writings were intended to be understood. A glossary defining technical words and samples of moving fro

- Publisher This valuable reference tool for students and pastors explores the components of the narrative genre--setting, characterization, and plot--and then develops the major theological themes in each of the Old Testament historical books.

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About "Interpreting the Historical Books (Handbooks For Old Testament Exegesis Series)"

The Old Testament displays a remarkable literary and theological unity through a variety of genres. But applying a single, one-size-fits-all method of exegesis can lead to confusion and misunderstanding. A valuable reference tool for students and pastors, the Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis (HOTE) series provides readers with an enhanced understanding of different Old Testament genres and strategies for interpretation. The inaugural volume in the HOTE series, Interpreting the Historical Books begins by exploring the components of narrative-setting, characterization, and plot-and then develops the major theological themes in each of the Old Testament historical books (Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1-2 Samuel, 1-2 Kings, 1-2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther). As readers work through Interpreting the Historical Books, they will begin to see and interpret the narrative writings as the writings were intended to be understood. A glossary defining technical words and samples of moving fro
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This valuable reference tool for students and pastors explores the components of the narrative genre--setting, characterization, and plot--and then develops the major theological themes in each of the Old Testament historical books.
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Meet the Authors

Robert B Chisholm (Jr)

Robert B. Chisholm Jr. (Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary) is professor of Old Testament studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. He wrote Interpreting the Minor Prophets and contributed to the Dictionary of Biblical Imagery and the New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis.

David M (Jr) Howard (Ed)

David M. Howard, Jr., is professor of Old Testament at Bethel Theological Seminary and is the author of An Introduction to the Old Testament Historical Books and Joshua in the New American Commentary series. He was the president of the Evangelical Theological Society in 2002-2003.

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  • Catalogue Code 250393
  • Product Code 0825427649
  • EAN 9780825427640
  • Pages 232
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Kregel Academic
  • Publication Date Oct 2006
  • Sales Rank #24825
  • Dimensions 228 x 154 x 12 mm
  • Weight 0.318kg

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