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The Faith of Israel: A Theological Survey of the Old Testament
Introduces readers to the theological contribution of each book of the Old Testament.
Paperback, 352 pages
Published August 1st 2002 by Baker Academic
(first published 1988)
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Good, but not Dumbrell's best. He basically goes through and summarizes the different sections of the OT books. Its more like a commentary on whole passages, than an "Old Testament Theology." Where he does make theological comments, they are generally excellent. Unfortunately, they are few and far between. It is a slow read, because it is dense and not as captivating as I had hoped. I wouldn't necessarily recommend this, though I haven't read enough other book-by-book OT theologies to intelligen ...more