Encountering the Book of Genesis

series: Encountering Biblical Studies

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"[Provides] balanced coverage of the whole book of Genesis, including interpretive, theological, and critical issues. The author is even-handed in dealing with the wide variety of questions raised by the book of Genesis and writes in a style that is both theologically sophisticated and accessible."--Eric Bolger, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society

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


Endorsements

"Arnold's style is lucid and well balanced, and the format adopted by the publisher is crisp and user friendly. This is an important addition to the resources available to a serious student of Genesis." -Daniel I. Block, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary


The Author

  1. Bill T. Arnold

    Bill T. Arnold

    Bill T. Arnold (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is Paul S. Amos Professor of Old Testament Interpretation at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He is the author or editor of more than a dozen books, including Ancient Israel's History, Who...

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Reviews

"May its well-written and readable prose trigger a renewed interest in a balanced and eager study of this most important of Old Testament books." -Richard S. Hess, Themelios

"The strength of [this book] is its balanced coverage, including interpretive, theological, and critical issues. The author is even-handed in dealing with the wide variety of questions raised by the book of Genesis and writes in a style that is both theologically sophisticated and accessible." --Eric Bolger, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society