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    The Old Testament in Seven Sentences

    A Small Introduction to a Vast Topic

    Introductions in Seven Sentences

    by Christopher J. H. Wright

    It's easy to see the Old Testament as confusing, out of date, or irrelevant. Using seven key sentences drawn straight from the Old Testament, Christopher J. H. Wright fits the pieces together, shows us the coherent whole, and points us toward Jesus. This short survey shows God's faithfulness and love for his people and illuminates how the Old Testament scriptures prepared for the identity and mission of Jesus.

    Introductory Introductory
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    An Introduction to the New Testament

    Contexts, Methods & Ministry Formation

    by David A. deSilva

    This comprehensive New Testament introduction not only outlines historical, social, cultural, and rhetorical contexts, but it also points students preparing for ministry to relevant facets of biblical interpretation. Brimming with maps, photos, points of interest, and aids to learning, this beautiful, full-color second edition of an established textbook is the first choice for those who want to integrate scholarship and ministry.

    Introductory Introductory
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    The Canon of Scripture

    by F. F. Bruce

    How did the books of the Bible come to be recognized as Holy Scripture? After nearly nineteen centuries the canon of Scripture remains an issue of debate. Adept in both Old and New Testament studies, F. F. Bruce brings the wisdom of a lifetime of reflection and biblical interpretation to bear in addressing the criteria of canonicity, the canon within the canon, and canonical criticism.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Old Testament Theology for Christians

    From Ancient Context to Enduring Belief

    by John H. Walton

    The Old Testament was written for us, but not to us. Inviting us to leave our modern Christian preconceptions behind, John Walton contends that we will only grasp the Old Testament’s theology when we are immersed in its Ancient Near Eastern context, being guided by what the ancient authors intended as they wrote within their cognitive environment.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    A Reader's Guide to the Bible

    by John Goldingay

    Approaching the Bible for the first time can be intimidating. Where should you begin? John Goldingay’s reliable and clear guide to exploring the Bible places the biblical books in their times and settings, and then lays out a memorable pattern for understanding the Bible as the story of God and his people, the word of God to his people, and the people’s response to God.

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    A Little Book for New Bible Scholars

    Little Books

    by E. Randolph Richards and Joseph R. Dodson

    Many young Bible scholars are passionate for the Scriptures. But is passion enough? Randolph Richards and Joseph Dodson encourage students of the Bible with wisdom from years of experience. Full of warmth, humor, and an infectious love for Scripture, this book invites a new generation of young scholars to dig into the complex, captivating world of the Bible.

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    Hard Sayings of the Bible

    The Hard Sayings Series

    by Walter C. Kaiser, Jr., Peter H. Davids, F. F. Bruce, and Manfred Brauch

    Now in paperback, Hard Sayings of the Bible has explanations for over five hundred of the most troubling verses to test the minds and hearts of Bible readers. Verse by verse, four distinguished Bible scholars take you behind the scenes to find succinct solutions to the most difficult verses in Scripture.

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    Pocket Dictionary of Biblical Studies

    Over 300 Terms Clearly Concisely Defined

    The IVP Pocket Reference Series

    by Arthur G. Patzia and Anthony J. Petrotta

    Arthur G. Patzia and Anthony J. Petrotta offer clear, concise definitions of more than 300 terms related to biblical studies.

    Introductory Introductory
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    First Theology

    God, Scripture Hermeneutics

    by Kevin J. Vanhoozer

    Blazing a pathway for recovering the unity of biblical studies and theological reflection, Kevin J. Vanhoozer addresses the challenges presented by the contemporary so-called postmodern situation, especially deconstructionism.

    Advanced Advanced
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    Story of Stories

    A Guided Tour from Genesis to Revelation

    by Karen Lee-Thorp

    Taking readers back to the basic act of storytelling that is at the heart of Scripture, Karen Lee-Thorp offers an artful retelling of the major stories of the Bible. With lean prose and an ear for subtlety, her carefully chosen vignettes come together in an unforgettable rehearsal of the great story of redemption .

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