Item description for Chronological and Background Charts of the Old Testament (Zondervan Charts) by John H. Walton...
Overview This volume is a revised, updated, and expanded edition of a very popular tool for pastors, teachers, and students for the study of the Old Testament.
Publishers Description Charts provide visual organization that is ideal for teaching, learning, and review. Facts, connections, parallels, and contrasts can be grasped easily at a glance. This revised edition of Chronological and Background Charts of the Old Testament includes 42 new charts and 18 revised charts. The charts cover historical, literary, archaeological, and theological aspects of the Old Testament, its background, and biblical studies. Among the 100 charts are: - Genealogies . . . - Comparative Ancient Near-Eastern Chronology - Parallels between Law and Wisdom The Kings of Judah and Israel . . . - Treaty Format and Biblical Covenants - Dynasties of the Northern Kingdom . . . - Principles for Word Studies - Messages of the Pre-Exilic Minor Prophets . . . - Angel of the Lord in the Old Testament
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.97" Width: 8.86" Height: 0.36" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Oct 18, 1994
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Edition Revised, Expand
Series Zondervan Charts
ISBN 0310481619 ISBN13 9780310481614 UPC 025986481612
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More About John H. Walton
JOHN H. WALTON (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College and Graduate School. He has authored or edited more than a dozen books, including several Bible commentaries and Bible story books for children.
KIM E. WALTON has been teaching Sunday school and developing and evaluating curriculum for 25 years. The Waltons have three adult children.
John H. Walton currently resides in the state of Illinois. John H. Walton was born in 1952.
John H. Walton has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Chronological And Background Charts/Old Testament?
Great resource for the Bible Scholar... Jan 23, 2007
This book is a great resource for the Bible scholar, or just someone interested in studying the Old Testament.
The book is filled with charts and graphs that help to put the timeline and other events and prophecies of the Old Testament in perspective.
A very helpful tool!
Necessary Tool for teaching or studying the Bible Sep 9, 2006
I first purchased this chart book back in my college days (several years ago). Loved it then, and even more so now. Thank you Lord for tools like this. I've used it many times in bible study (either personal study or facilitating classes). You just can't beat the charts, brief explainations, clear format. The New Testament companion is great, as well as the Church History version, Theology version and Philosophy version. Definitely essentials in every person's library. And if not for you, get it for your kids. They really need to see things visually to understand anything anyway!
These CHARTS are the best. Get them all. Mar 26, 2002
Were all biased anyway. The question is which bias is the best bias. Catholics or anyone who "may not benefit as much" from this tool should wonder why not? I don't think God wrote a book hard to be understood. If you are a Catholic, Charismatic, or of the "Orthodox" persuasion, and you cannot "benifit as much" from this chart due to "bias", then perhaps you need to explore the differences between what makes a Christian different from a Catholic. These are not merely terms. A "Christian" is not an umbrella that encompasses a vast majority of mainline denominations or cults or movements or sects, as many people would have others to believe. God in His word tells us who are His. It would be best for folks to check it out. (Jn.1:12; 3:16; Eph.2:8 etc.)----anyway. As the Charts are a great series I personally own three of the set or series, and they are outstanding.
Another good example of useful charts Apr 24, 2001
This book of charts is part of a series covering the Old Testament, the New Testament, Church History, Christian Doctrine, Philosophy, etc.
Of the several that I have, I would rate this as not quite as good as its New TEstament counterpart.
There are easily just as many points of difference in doctrine and theology in the Old Testament as in the New; and there is no consensus in the Christian Church on the actual contents of the Old Testament Canon. As such, the obvious Protestant bias limits the ultimate value of this book for Catholic or Orthodox.
Nevertheless, this would still be a good book for the "informed layman" or for a church library.
But it is not without its flaws, and that needs to be realized in advance by clergy of differing backgrounds.