Products>Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis: Interpreting the Historical Books

Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis: Interpreting the Historical Books

Format: Digital
, 2006
ISBN: 9780825427640


Interpreting the Historical Books explores the components of narrative—setting, characterization, and plot—and then develops the major theological themes in each of the Old Testament historical books. Old Testament scholar Robert B. Chisholm demonstrates how to interpret the narrative writings as they were intended to be understood. Practical and user-friendly, this handbook includes a glossary of technical terms and examples of how to move from exegesis to proclamation.

Key Features

  • Guides readers in the interpretation and preaching of the Bible
  • Provides practical examples of sound exegesis
  • Includes insight into the literary genres, historical context, and theological themes of biblical books

Praise for the Print Edition

How I wish Interpreting the Historical Books had been available during my formative years of training.

—John Henry Beukema, Christianity Today

  • Title: Interpreting the Historical Books: An Exegetical Handbook
  • Author: Robert B. Chisholm
  • Series: Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis
  • Publisher: Kregel
  • Print Publication Date: 2006
  • Logos Release Date: 2015
  • Pages: 232
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Bible. O.T. Historical books › Criticism, interpretation, etc
  • ISBN: 9780825427640
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2019-10-03T22:25:07Z

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Dr. Chisholm is Department Chair and Senior Professor of Old Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. he has published several books and commentaries on the Old Testament, and is senior Old Testament editor for the NET Bible. His area of expertise is the Former and Latter Prophets.