Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey, 2nd ed.
Baker Academic 2008
The bestselling Encountering the Old Testament has become the leading Old Testament survey text. In addition to first-rate scholarship, this textbook boasts full-color photographs, focus boxes containing supplemental information, chapter summaries, study questions, an instructor’s manual and many other helpful features.
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Praise for the Print Edition
Arnold and Beyer have produced an exciting new survey of the Old Testament with the college student specifically in mind. They have masterfully designed their work with text and graphics in a way that will not only grip the student's attention but will guide students through the material with their expert touch. I enthusiastically recommend this volume to you.
—Tremper Longman III, professor of Old Testament, Westmont College
For college students who are encountering the Old Testament for the first time, this attractively produced textbook offers a clear and helpful orientation to the world and literature of the Old Testament. The full-color photographs and maps, as well as the user-friendly charts, sidebars, and review aids . . . combine to invite everyone who opens this book to begin reading it immediately--a refreshing improvement over the standard textbook fare!
—Richard Schultz, Wheaton College
- Title: Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey, 2nd ed.
- Authors: Bill T. Arnold and Bryan E. Beyer
- Publisher: Baker Academic
- Publication Date: 2008
- Pages: 528
About the Authors
Bill T. Arnold (Ph. D., Hebrew Union College) is professor of Old Testament and Semitic languages at Asbury Theological Seminary. He is the author or editor of numerous books.
Bryan E. Beyer (Ph. D., Hebrew Union College) is professor of Old Testament at Columbia International University Seminary and School of Missions.