Epic of Eden A Christian Entry into the Old Testament

ISBN-10: 0830825770

ISBN-13: 9780830825776

Edition: 2008

Authors: Sandra L. Richter

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Sandra Richter gives an overview of the Old Testament, organizing our disorderly knowledge of the Old Testament people, facts and stories into a memorable and manageable story of redemption that climaxes in the New Testament.
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List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 11/20/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 263
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Sandra L. Richter (Ph.D., Harvard University) is professor of Old Testament, Wheaton College. She is a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Harvard University's Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations department. Her publications include The Deuteronomistic History and the Name Theology (Walter de Gruyter) and articles in Eerdmans' Handbook to the Bible (Eerdmans) and Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books (InterVarsity Press).

List of Figures and Tables
Introduction: The Dysfunctional Closet Syndrome
The Bible as the Story of Redemption
The Bible in Real Time and Space
The Concept of Covenant: The "General Law" That Holds Our Facts Together
God's Original Intent
God's Final Intent: The New Jerusalem
Noah and Abraham
Moses and the Tabernacle
David and the Monarchy
The New Covenant and the Return of the King
Frequently Asked Questions
What Role Does the Law of Moses Play in the Christian's Life?
What About Modern-Day Israel?
Scripture Index
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