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Interpreting the Historical Books: An Exegetical Handbook (Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis)

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The Old Testament displays a remarkable literary and theological unity through a variety of genres. But applying a single, one-size-fits-all method of exegesis can lead to confusion and misunderstanding. A valuable reference tool for students and pastors, the Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis (HOTE) series provides readers with an enhanced understanding of different Old ...more
Paperback, 231 pages
Published December 1st 2006 by Kregel Academic & Professional (first published October 27th 2006)
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This book exceeded my expectation. I really enjoyed this book on interpreting the historical narratives found in the Old Testament. Some people might not think of hermeneutics as “fun” but this really was fun to read. It was also helpful for me too. I think the book was a rare combination of being meaty and yet insightful into the Scriptures that makes readers excited to want to read the Old Testament.
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While Dr. Chisholm enjoys teaching the full breadth of Old Testament Studies, he takes special delight in the major and minor prophets. He can take the intricacies of those books and communicate them for marketplace use, as evidenced in his published texts on the prophetic literature. Dr. Chisholm recently published Handbook on the Prophets. He was the translation consultant for the International ...more
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