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Published: 05 November 2015

496 Pages


ISBN: 9780190238599

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A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament

The Hebrew Bible In Its Context

Third Edition

Michael D. Coogan
With Cynthia R. Chapman

  • Chapter introductions connecting each chapter to the preceding material and previewing the material to come..
  • Chapter summaries that highlight key points and link each chapter to the rest of the book
  • Important terms, boldfaced at thier first appearance and defined in a glossary
  • Numerous strategically placed text boxes that offer interesting and useful supplementary information
  • Timelines, photos, illustrations, maps, and a four-color insert on Jerusalem in biblical times
  • Review questions, sugestions for further reading, general bibliography, and annotated bibliographies at the end of each chapter.