The New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis has rapidly become a benchmark for Old Testament study. The introductory articles of this award-winning five-volume set stand alone as a study resource, and have proved their use as classroom material. Together, they introduce the student to everything he or she needs to know in order to begin doing exegesis of the Old Testament.
Written by experts in their respective topics, now the ten introductory articles appear in this separate volume. A Guide to Old Testament Theology and Exegesis covers the following subjects:
1. Language, Literature, Hermeneutics and Biblical Theology: Whats Theological About a Theological Dictionary? (Kevin Vanhoozer) 2. Textual Criticism of the Old Testament and Its Relations to Exegesis and Theology (Bruce K. Waltke) 3. Old Testament History: A Theological Perspective (Eugene H. Merrill) 4. Old Testament History: A Hermeneutical Perspective (V. Philips Long) 5. Literary Approaches and Interpretation (Tremper Longman III) 6. Narrative Criticism: The Theological Implications of Narrative Techniques (Philip E. Satterthwaite) 7. Linguistics, Meaning, Semantics, and Discourse Analysis (Peter Cotterell) 8. Principles for Productive Word Study (John H. Walton) 9. The Flowering and Floundering of Old Testament Theology (Elmer A. Martens) 10. Integrating Old Testament Theology and Exegesis: Literary, Thematic, and Canonical Issues (Richard Schulz -- Publisher
Willem A. VanGemeren Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages Trinity Evangelical Divinity SchoolSee all Editorial Reviews