Author: Rui De MenezesPublisher: ISPCKYear: 2003Language: EnglishPages: 266ISBN/UPC (if available): 71-7109-646-8
This is a scholarly dissertation on the Old Testament, bringing the significance of its contents closer to the understanding of the reader.Reading the Old Testament is no mean task if one desires to really understand and benefit fully from the richness enshrined in every section.Being the fruit of the author’s own study, this book makes the reader’s study of scripture and theology a lot easier. It gives a clear overview of the background against which the various books of the OT are written, and explains the historicity of each in the light of the culture and customs then prevailing. Names of people and places are also explained lucidly so s to come alive in any passage under study at any given time. This book will prove very useful for teachers as well as students of the Old Testament.
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