This volume is a wonderfully reader-friendly resource for the beginning student in the study of the Bible. It combines Drane's two informative and popular earlier works, Introducing the Old Testament and Introducing the New Testament. Drane writes in an accessible style, and the volume includes hundreds of illustrations—tables, charts, photos, maps, and line-drawings
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Could not be bettered as a plain guide to the principal religious ideas of the Old Testament.
Those wanting a general introduction will hardly find a better one than this.
A happy combination of careful scholarship, lucid prose, appropriate illustrations and attractive layout.
Dr. Drane . . . writes with clarity, simplicity and literary grace.
A gold mine.
John Drane teaches Practical Theology at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. He is also Adjunct Professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA, and Visiting Professor at Morling College in Sydney, Australia. His other publications include Introducing the Old Testament and The Bible Phenomenon.