The Epic of Eden
- Does your knowledge of the Old Testament feel like a grab bag of people, books, events and ideas?
- How many times have you resolved to really understand the OT?
- To finally make sense of it?
- Publisher Sandra Richter gives an overview of the Old Testament, organizing our disorderly knowledge of the Old Testament people, facts and stories into a memorable and manageable story of redemption that climaxes in the New Testament.
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About "The Epic of Eden"
Perhaps you are suffering from what Sandra Richter calls the "dysfunctional Old Testament closet syndrome." If so, she has a solution. Like a home-organizing expert, she comes in and helps you straighten up your cluttered closet. Gives you hangers for facts. A timeline to put them on. And handy containers for the clutter on the floor. Plus she fills out your wardrobe of knowledge with exciting new facts and new perspectives.
Sandra Richter gives an overview of the Old Testament, organizing our disorderly knowledge of the Old Testament people, facts and stories into a memorable and manageable story of redemption that climaxes in the New Testament.
Meet the Author
Sandra L Richter
Sandra L. Richter (Ph.D., Harvard University) is associate professor of Old Testament, Asbury Theological Seminary. Her publications include The Deuteronomistic History and the Name Theology(Walter de Gruyter), The Epic of Eden: A Christian Entry into the Old Testament(InterVarsity Press) and Deuteronomy (The Horizons Commentary on the Old Testament, Eerdmans), and articles in Eerdmans' Handbook to the Bible (Eerdmans) and Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books (InterVarsity Press).
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If you want to understand the Old Testament, YOU SHOULD READ THIS BOOK! A good understanding of the author's perspective of OT books will cut right through a lot of silly arguments that people like to have from what they have read. This book will help immensely with that info. It is intelligent information written intelligently but you don't have to be a genius to understand it! Read it!!!!