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Dictionary of the Old Testament:  Historical Books

Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books

by Bill T. Arnold and H. G. M. Williamson

Edited by Bill T. Arnold and Hugh G. M. Williamson, the Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books is the second volume in IVP's Old Testament dictionary series. This volume picks up where the Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch left off--with Joshua and Israel poised to enter the land--and carries us through the postexilic period. Followi… Read more…

1&2 Samuel: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

1&2 Samuel: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

by Bill T. Arnold

These two books, which chronicle the beginning of Israel’s period as a unified kingdom, contain themes that are universally applicable. The characters who populate the stories in the book are so fundamentally human that they are easy to relate to. Saul and David, despite their power and influence as kings, were ultimately flawed individuals. Bathsheba an… Read more…

Encountering the Book of Genesis (Encountering Biblical Studies)

Encountering the Book of Genesis (Encountering Biblical Studies)

by Bill T. Arnold

This accessible introduction to the Book of Genesis examines introductory issues, overarching themes, and the overall argument of the book.… Read more…

Ancient Israel's History: An Introduction to Issues and Sources

Ancient Israel's History: An Introduction to Issues and Sources

by Bill T. Arnold and Richard S. Hess

The history of Israel is a much-debated topic in Old Testament studies. On one side are minimalists who find little of historical value in the Hebrew Bible. On the other side are those who assume the biblical text is a precise historical record. Many serious students of the Bible find themselves between these two positions and would benefit from a careful ex… Read more…

The World around the Old Testament: The People and Places of the Ancient Near East

The World around the Old Testament: The People and Places of the Ancient Near East

by Bill T. Arnold and Brent A. Strawn

Leading Experts Introduce the People and Contexts of the Old TestamentWhat people groups interacted with ancient Israel? Who were the Hurrians and why do they matter? What do we know about the Philistines, the Egyptians, the Amorites, the Assyrians, the Babylonians, and others?In this up-to-date volume, leading experts introduce the peoples and places of the… Read more…