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The Old Testament Story: An Introduction [Paperback]

By Don C. Benjamin (Author)
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This introduction to the Old Testament provides readers with an engaging and lively excursion through the biblical text in its literary, cultural, and theological contexts. The CD-ROM, featuring Libronix software, includes the full searchable text of the book, notetaking, bookmarking, NRSV-linked citations, weblinks, discussion questions, and additional bibliography.

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How do we enter the world of the Old Testament? How can we understand what the ancient Israelites were communicating about their experience of God and their world? Benjamin's introduction provides readers with an excursion through the biblical text in its literary, theological and cultural contexts.

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Studio: Fortress Press
Pages   352
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.22" Width: 7.02" Height: 1.26"
Weight:   2.15 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 24, 2003
Publisher   Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Grade Level  College  
Edition  New  
ISBN  080063621X  
ISBN13  9780800636210  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Victor H. Matthews is dean of the College of Humanities and Public Affairs and professor of religious studies at Missouri State University. He received his PhD from Brandeis University and has written numerous popular as well as scholarly articles. He is the author of Manners and Customs in the Bible and coauthor of Old Testament Parallels: Laws and Stories from the Ancient Near East and The Social World of Ancient Israel.
Don C. Benjamin teaches at Rice University. He is coauthor of Old Testament Parallels: Laws and Stories from the Ancient Near East and author of Deuteronomy and City Life.

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Answer to Prayer  Feb 25, 2006
Teachers struggling to teach the strange world of the Bible to postmodern students will welcome this textbook for three reasons. First, it's easy to read. Unlike other textbooks, undergraduates will find it difficult to get lost or even sidetracked here. Second, it's wonderfully written-- creative, but not idiosyncratic; eloquent, but not fanciful; comprehensive, but never tedious. Third, this book is a cut above other Old Testament introductions because Benjamin genuinely understands and respects the faith traditions of all his students: Muslims, Christians, Jews, and none of the above. For a world in need of sane interreligious dialogue, The Old Testament Story is an answer to prayer.

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