This new isagogics textbook examines and explores each book of the Old Testament, preparing students of the Bible to read Israel's texts with understanding and insight. It helps answer questions such as 'What is helpful and what is detrimental to evangelical faith?' and 'How do conservative scholars respond to critical views of the Old Testament?' The book interacts with scholars in a respectful way while providing evangelical assessments that foster historical and theological confidence in the Old Testament.
Maps, diagrams, and tables
Covers every book of the Old Testament
Sections on authorship; literary features; historical, archaeological, and textual issues
key biblical themes of sin and grace for each Book of the Old Testament