Study Guide to the Old Testament

Study Guide to the Old Testament

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for the Old Testament, the first and longest section of the Christian bible.

As a collection of ancient religious Hebrew writings, the Old Testament contains thirty-nine books, containing stories that span thousands of years. Moreover, the Old Testament gives readers a look into the history and the beginning of the Christian religion. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of this classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains:

- Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As

The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645423805
Publisher: Dexterity
Publication date: 09/26/2020
Series: Bright Notes
Edition description: 3rd ed.
Pages: 436
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.89(d)

About the Author

Intelligent Education is a learning company with a mission to publish accessible resources and digital tools to educate the world. Their mission drives every project, from publishing books to designing software and online courses, film projects, mobile apps, VR/AR learning tools and more. IE builds tools to empower people who love to learn. Intelligent Education offers courses in science, mathematics, the arts, humanities, history and language arts taught by leading university professors from Wake Forest University, Indiana University, Texas A&M University, and other great schools. The learning platform features 3D models and 360 media paired with instructional videos for on-screen and Mixed Reality interaction that increases student engagement and improves retention. The IE team is geographically located across the United States and is a division of Academic Influence. Learn more at

Table of Contents

CONTENTS 1) Introduction to the Old Testament 1 The Composition of the Old Testament 21 Archaeology and the Bible 30 Summaries and Analyses of Old Testament Books 49 Literary Forms in the Old Testament 54 English Translations of the Bible 72 2) The Old Testament 88 Genesis 88 Exodus 109 Leviticus 118 Numbers 123 Deuteronomy 130 Joshua 134 Judges 143 Ruth 152 Samuel 155 I Samuel 155 II Samuel 168 Kings 178 I Kings 178 II Kings 190 Chronicles 203 I Chronicles 203 II Chronicles 209 Ezra and Nehemiah 212 Esther 217 Job 222 Psalms 239 Proverbs 250 Ecclesiastes 256 The Song of Solomon 260 Isaiah 272 Isaiah: 1 - 32 272 Isaiah: 33 - 65 286 Jeremiah 300 Lamentations 320 Ezekiel 324 Daniel 339 Hosea 347 Joel 353 Amos 356 The Book of Obadiah 366 Jonah 368 Micah 372 Nahum 377 Habakkuk 380 Zephaniah 384 Haggai 387 Zechariah 390 Malachi 395 The Apocrypha 398 3) Study Guide 413 The Bible in English Literature 413 Glossary 419 Bibliography 422

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