New PDF release: An introduction to the Old Testament

By Tremper Longman III, Raymond B. Dillard

ISBN-10: 0310432502

ISBN-13: 9780310432500

A number of distinctives set this quantity except different introductions to the previous testomony: - it truly is completely evangelical in its standpoint. - It emphasizes "special introduction"--The research of person books. -It interacts in an irenic spirit with the historical-critical process. - It gains excessive issues of analysis historical past and consultant students instead of an exhaustive therapy of earlier scholarship. - It Read more...

summary: a number of distinctives set this quantity except different introductions to the previous testomony: - it truly is completely evangelical in its standpoint. - It emphasizes "special introduction"--The learn of person books. -It interacts in an irenic spirit with the historical-critical technique. - It positive aspects excessive issues of analysis historical past and consultant students instead of an exhaustive remedy of prior scholarship. - It offers with the which means of every ebook, now not in isolation yet in a canonical context. - It probes the that means of every booklet within the surroundings of its tradition. With an eye fixed on realizing the character of the previous testomony historiography, An advent to the outdated testomony deals the reader a pretty good figuring out of 3 key matters: old history, literary research, and theological message

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We will here deal with only a handful of selected topics, chosen because they reveal distinctive cultural conventions that provide an insight into reading strategy. Narrator and Point of View . A description of the role of the narrator in a story is closely related to the issue of point of view. The narrator plays a pivotal role in shaping the reaction of the reader to the passage he or she is reading. The narrator achieves this response in a variety of ways, from presenting and withholding information from the reader to explicit commentary.

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4. Different theologies. For instance, J is commonly characterized as portraying God anthropomorphically; D presents a form of retribution theology; P is replete with priestly concerns and tends to emphasize the transcendence of God. The differing viewpoints in the putative documents are often alleged to show progression in Israel’s theology from animism, to henotheism, and finally to monotheism. , the issue of centralization of worship. According to traditional criticism, J is unaware of centralization (Exod.

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