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Interpreting Apocalyptic Literature: An Exegetical Handbook (Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis | HOTE)

Publisher:
, 2016
ISBN: 9780825427619

$21.99

Overview

At one time, Old Testament apocalyptic literature was relegated to the more obscure reaches of biblical scholarship, acceptable to occasionally refer to, but too thorny to delve into deeply. However, in recent decades it has moved to the forefront of research. The rich veins of insight to be mined in the book of Daniel and other apocalyptic texts are being rediscovered. Richard A. Taylor has crafted a handbook to explore those riches and uncover a way to understand apocalyptic literature more fully. Taylor begins with a helpful introduction to the genre; surveys the purpose, message, and primary themes of Old Testament apocalyptic literature; and then discusses critical questions and key works for further study. He also provides guidelines for interpreting apocalyptic texts, followed by Old Testament passages that serve to illustrate those guidelines. While primarily written for pastors and graduate students, Interpreting Apocalyptic Literature is nonetheless accessible to those who simply want to study the texts more deeply than previously possible.

  • Title: Interpreting Apocalyptic Literature: An Exegetical Handbook
  • Author: Richard A. Taylor
  • Series: Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis
  • Publisher: Kregel
  • Print Publication Date: 2016
  • Logos Release Date: 2020
  • Pages: 205
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Bible. O.T. › Criticism, interpretation, etc; Apocalyptic literature › History and criticism
  • ISBN: 9780825427619
  • Resource ID: LLS:EXGHBKAPOCLIT
  • Resource Type: text.monograph.handbook
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2021-03-03T21:02:58Z

Dr. Taylor has accumulated more than 30 years of graduate-level teaching experience and maintains his academic sharpness through active memberships in a dozen professional societies and groups. Dr. Taylor’s specialties include Aramaic studies and Syriac literature. His travels have taken him throughout Central America, Europe, the Near East, Canada, and India. His wife is a Christian school administrator, his daughter is a public-school teacher, and his son is a Ph.D. student in Washington, D.C.

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