Item description for The Old Testament Apocrypha: An Introduction by Otto Kaiser...
Otto Kaiser's compact and scholarly introduction to the Old Testament's Apocrypha, or Deuterocanonical books, is now available in a new English translation. This small volume is ideal as a textbook or course supplement in colleges, universities, and seminaries.
With study needs in mind, the book offers specialized bibliographies at the end of each chapter which list introductions, published texts, articles, and commentaries pertaining to a particular apocryphal book.
Students will also particularly appreciate the clear overarching structure of this book and its discussion of recent research in the field of apocrypha studies. This brief book will find a well-deserved place in the reference section of your library.
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Born in 1924, Otto Kaiser earned his Doctorate in Evangelical Theology at the Univesity of Tubingen and was qualified to teach the Old Testament in 1957. He taught at the University of Marburg from 1960 to 1993. Kaiser's "Introduction to the Old Testament "remains a classic in the field, as is his commentary on Isaiah. He continues to edit the well-known journal "Zeitschrift fur Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft" and the series Beihefte zur Zeitschfrift fur Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft. He has contributed to more than twenty festschrifts and has had five such publications published in his honor.
Otto Kaiser was born in 1924.
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