Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old TestamentAncient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament
John H. Walton
Leading evangelical scholar John Walton surveys the cultural context of the ancient Near East, bringing insight to the interpretation of specific Old Testament passages. This new edition of a top-selling textbook has been thoroughly updated and revised throughout to reflect the refined thinking of a mature scholar. It includes over 30 illustrations ...
Number of pages: 384 | Publication Date: 2018-05-15 | ISBN-13: 9781540960214

The Lost World of Genesis OneThe Lost World of Genesis One
John H. Walton
In this astute mix of cultural critique and biblical studies, John H. Walton presents and defends twenty propositions supporting a literary and theological understanding of Genesis 1 within the context of the ancient Near Eastern world and unpacks its implications for our modern scientific understanding of origins. Ideal for students, professors, p ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2009-06-22 | ISBN-13: 9780830837045

The Lost World of the FloodThe Lost World of the Flood
by Tremper Longman III, John H. Walton
"The flood continued forty days on the earth; and the waters increased, and bore up the ark, and it rose high above the earth . . . and the ark floated on the face of the waters" (Gen 6:17-18 NRSV).   In our modern age the Genesis flood account has been probed and analyzed for answers to scientific, apologetic, and historical questions. It is a te ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2018-04-03 | ISBN-13: 9780830852000

The Lost World of Adam and EveThe Lost World of Adam and Eve
John H. Walton
2016 Christianity Today Biblical Studies Award of Merit For centuries the story of Adam and Eve has resonated richly through the corridors of art, literature and theology. But for most moderns, taking it at face value is incongruous. And even for many thinking Christians today who want to take seriously the authority of Scripture, insisting on a "l ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2015-03-27 | ISBN-13: 9780830824618

Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old TestamentAncient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament
John H. Walton
Much of the Old Testament seems strange to contemporary readers. However, as we begin to understand how ancient people viewed the world, the Old Testament becomes more clearly a book that stands within its ancient context as it also speaks against it. John Walton provides here a thoughtful introduction to the conceptual world of the ancient Near Ea ...
Number of pages: 368 | Publication Date: 2006-11-01 | ISBN-13: 9780801027505

The Lost World of the Israelite ConquestThe Lost World of the Israelite Conquest
by John H. Walton, J. Harvey Walton
Holy warfare is the festering wound on the conscience of Bible-believing Christians. Of all the problems the Old Testament poses for our modern age, this is the one we want to avoid in mixed company. But do the so-called holy war texts of the Old Testament portray a divinely inspired genocide? Did Israel slaughter Canaanites at God's command? Were ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2017-08-15 | ISBN-13: 9780830851843

The Lost World of ScriptureThe Lost World of Scripture
by John H Walton, D Brent Sandy
2014 Readers' Choice Awards Honorable Mention Preaching's Preacher's Guide to the Best Bible Reference for 2014 (Scripture/Hermeneutics) From John H. Walton, author of the bestselling Lost World of Genesis One, and D. Brent Sandy, author of Plowshares and Pruning Hooks, comes a detailed look at the origins of scriptural authority in ancient oral cu ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2013-11-01 | ISBN-13: 9780830840328

Old Testament Theology for ChristiansOld Testament Theology for Christians
John H. Walton
The Old Testament was written for us, but not to us. We will fully grasp its theology only when we are immersed in the ancient cultural river of Israel and the broader cultural river of the ancient Near East. In Old Testament Theology for Christians, John Walton invites us to leave our modern (and even many of our Christian) preconceptions at the t ...
Number of pages: 302 | Publication Date: 2017-11-21 | ISBN-13: 9780830851928

A Survey of the Old TestamentA Survey of the Old Testament
by Andrew E. Hill, John H. Walton
The purpose of studying the Old Testament is to understand God and his redemptive work more fully. However, this goal is complicated by the fact that it was transmitted through a very different language and culture from our own. A Survey of the Old Testament provides an indispensable guide for undergraduate students and other readers by exploring t ...
Number of pages: 800 | Publication Date: 2009-02-05 | ISBN-13: 9780310280958

Ancient Israelite Literature in its Cultural ContextAncient Israelite Literature in its Cultural Context
John H. Walton
This unique book surveys within the various literary genres the parallels between the Bible and the literature of the ancient Near East. Each section begins with a survey of the available ancient literature, continues with a discussion of the literature, and concludes with a discussion of cases of alleged borrowing. The genres covered are - cosmolo ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 1994-08-08 | ISBN-13: 9780310365914

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