Item description for Jensen's Survey of the Old and New Testament (2 Books) by Irving L. Jensen...
Overview NEW TESTAMENT: Leads the reader to study and personal reflection, considering the practical implications of Scripture. This one volume contains all of Jensen's Bible Self-Study Guides to the New Testament. "All too often, students of New Testament survey read the instruction of others regarding the content of Bible books but fail to spend time reading the Bible text for themselves. This book has been written to start the reader onto paths of study in each New Testament book, to search and discover for himself the great themes of each book." The main purpose of this New Testament survey guide is to involve the reader personally in a first hand survey of the Bible text and to lead the reader into a time of personal reflection as he considers practical spiritual applications of the Bible book he has just studied. Important helps for study include opening paragraphs of each chapter that prepare the student for study, background information on each book, a discussion of the prominent subjects of the Bible Book; identification of key words and verses, application suggestions, review questions, suggestions for further study, brief outlines of each book, selected reading lists, and complete survey charts. OLD TESTAMENT: A useful survey of the Old Testament that will aid in understanding difficult passages. This one volume contains all of Jensen's Bible Self-Study Guides to the Old Testament. What do you think of when you think of the Old Testament? Do you recall individual stories like David and Goliath, or Daniel in the lion's den? Or are you able to see the Old Testament as a panoramic view of God's redemptive work? Here is a book that will help you see the Old Testament as a unified whole. Replete with helpful charts and maps, this useful survey of the Old Testament by Irving L. Jensen is sure to open up your understanding of the Old Testament whether you are a seminary professor or a beginning student of the Bible. The method of Jensen's Survey of the Old Testament is to motivate the student to discover new truths on his own. There is none of the all too common spoon-feeding found in many Bible helps. Consequently, the usefulness of this guide is virtually inexhaustible. Written in Irving Jensen's usual precise, clear, and understandable style, Jensen's Survey of the Old Testament is the only survey guide of it kind and a must for every student of the Bible.
This package includes the complete two-volume set of Jensen's Survey of the Testaments: "Jensen's Survey of the Old Testament" and "Jensen's Survey of the New Testament." In "Jensen's Survey of the Old Testament," the author provides a useful survey of the Old Testament that will aid in understanding difficult passages. This one volume contains all of Irving Jensen's Bible self-study guides to the Old Testament. In "Jensen's Survey of the New Testament," Jensen leads the reader to study and personal reflection, considering the practical implications of Scripture. This one volume contains all of Irving Jensen's Bible self-study guides to the New Testament.
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Studio: Moody Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.14" Width: 6.38" Height: 2.54" Weight: 3.65 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1982
Publisher Moody Publishers
ISBN 0802443249 ISBN13 9780802443243
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More About Irving L. Jensen
Irving Jensen was an early inductive Bible Study author who contributed many books and inductive bible study guides.
IRVING L. JENSEN, known to those who studied with him as "Dr. J", was professor and chairman of the department of Bible at Bryan College, Dayton, Tennessee where he served for 30 years. He obtained his B.A. at Wagner College, his S.T.B. at the Biblical Seminary and Th.D. at Northwestern Theological Seminary.
Although Irving L. Jensen has gone home to be with the LORD, we would be remiss if we did not include him as a notable inductive Bible study author of many books and study guides.
Irving Jensen's contributions to the world of Inductive Bible study are over 70 Bible study books.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Jensen's Survey of the Old and New Testament (2 Books)?
Do you want to understand the Bible? Feb 28, 2007
Then buy this book! I've had this book (and Jensen's Survey of the New Testament) for over 15 years. I have used them both to help guide me in my study of dozens of Bible books, and they have been a huge help in my spiritual growth. I love them so much I am now going through the Gospel of John with my teenage boys, using Jensen's New Testament book as a guide. Both the boys and I are loving it. In fact, I ordered them each their own copy to help them start their own Christian libraries.
In your study of a Bible book, Jensen will guide you first through an overview of the entire book so you can see the big picture, of the book itself, and of the book's place in the entire Bible. This has been very helpful in demystifying the Old Testament for me. Then he takes you through several main topics within the book, so you can focus on the details. He also has very insightful ideas for application and further study.