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The Old Testament: A Very Short Introduction

Michael D. Coogan

22 May 2008

ISBN: 9780195305050

160 pages

In Stock

Very Short Introductions

Price: £8.99



Eminent biblical scholar Michael D. Coogan offers here a wide-ranging and stimulating exploration of the Old Testament, illuminating its importance as history, literature, and sacred text. He provides a marvelous overview of one of the great pillars of Western religion and culture, a book whose significance has endured for thousands of years and which remains vitally important today for Jews, Christians, and Muslims worldwide.

  • A compact, informative introduction to the Old Testament, written by a leading authority on the Bible

About the Author(s)

Michael D. Coogan, Professor of Religious Studies, Stonehill College


"this is an excellent introduction for lay readers" - T. M. Law