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Video: Tremper Longman III Introduces a Brief Guide to the Old Testament

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9780310291480For decades, renowned scholar Tremper Longman III has been equipping teachers, scholars, and students of the Old Testament through deep, engaging resources. He continues this tradition in Introducing the Old Testament, a rich companion to the Bible that makes the best in Old Testament scholarship accessible to the average reader. Through abbreviated chapters from the bestselling book An Introduction to the Old Testament, Longman explores the meaning of each book in light of its cultural setting, using the best in historical research and literary analysis.

Longman says he wrote this book because he knew there were people who wanted to know more about the Old Testament but didn't have a resource that was both accessible and straightforward. In this introduction he highlights key research discoveries in such a way that the information is both significant and manageable. He makes the Old Testament worlds, history, and culture of biblical times come alive for the reader. And the end of each chapter features questions that are ideal for discussion groups or personal reflection.

Laypersons as well as church leaders will take away a solid understanding of the historical background and theological message of the Old Testament and be inspired to apply biblical truths to their lives. Watch this introductory video featuring Tremper Longman III to learn more about this helpful resource.

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