The Study of Old Testament Theology Today
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About "The Study of Old Testament Theology Today"
Is the Old Testament man-centred' Is it merely a collection of myths that evolved out of man's search for God' Or is the Old Testament a record of God's Revelation to man in history' Is the Old Testament a part of the word of God' In the four lectures presented in this book, Dr Young explores the history, nature, content and influence of Old Testament theology. Dr. Young takes bold issue with modern scholars of the Old Testament, who have dissected its words, but ignored their meaning. In his discussion of Old Testament theology and history, he admits that archaeology has, in general, supported the position of those who have regarded Old Testament history as untrustworthy. However, his clear arguments support the premise that the Old Testament is grounded upon that which God Himself did in history. The author examines the nature of Old Testament theology, and compares Old Testament literature with references in The Iliad and The Odyssey and in the religious literature of Egypt and Bab