The Hebrew Scriptures (Hardcover)
An Original and Profound Experience with the Old TestamentWith The Hebrew Scriptures, McGahan Publishing House presents an original and profound reading experience of the Old Testament that is focused on the writers' literary artistry that shaped the theological messages.The book's revised order, aligned to the long-standing traditional order of the Hebrew Bible, also has important implications for interpreting the Hebrew Scriptures as a whole.There are four major introductions - the Hebrew Scriptures, the Torah, the Prophets, and the Writings. Each book in the scriptures also has its own introduction. Each introduction is written by a prominent scholar in the Old Testament and Hebrew. The goal for each introduction is to orient the reader toward matters such as basic background, the material covered, literary movement and shaping, and the theological purpose of the book or sections.This project will be beneficial for any Christian wishing to fully understand the Old Testament's purpose and usefulness. This volume will be a great resource for a layperson, college and seminary students, ministers - anyone who has a desire to learn about the ancient writings of the Hebrew Scriptures.Features: - The arrangement of the books follows the long-standing traditional order of the Hebrew Bible - Verse numbers have been removed, with chapters only, line numbers in lieu of verses, and a single-column format - 39 introductions written by 34 Old Testament scholars from across the globe - Notable contributors include Nancy L. deClaiss -Walford, Stephen Dempster, John Goldingay, Tremper Longman, and more.