OT Introductions

A list of the best books on OT Introductions ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users.

All Books on OT Introductions

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A Theological Introduction To The Old Testament Birch, Bruce C.; Brueggemann, Walter; Fretheim, Terence E.; Petersen, David L. 485 2005
Introduction to the Hebrew Bible Collins, John J. 700 2004
A Survey of the Old Testament Hill, Andrew E.; Walton, John H. 800 2009
An Introduction to the Old Testament: The Canon and Christian Imagination Brueggemann, Walter 452 2003
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Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey (Encountering Biblical Studies) Arnold, Bill T.; Beyer, Bryan E. 528 1999
A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible Collins, John J. 320 2007
Faith of Israel, The: A Theological Survey of the Old Testament Dumbrell, William J. 352 2002
The Old Testament: Its Background, Growth, & Content McKenzie, Steven L.; Kaltner, John 382 2007
The Old Testament: Text And Context Matthews, Victor H.; Moyer, James C. 357 2005
Introducing the Old Testament Drane, John W. 368 2001
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Interpreting the Old Testament: A Guide for Exegesis eds. Broyles, Craig C. 272 2001
A Survey of Old Testament Introduction Archer Jr., Gleason L. 512 2007
Introduction to the Old Testament Harrison, R. K. 1979
An Introduction to the Old Testament: Second Edition Longman III, Tremper; Dillard, Raymond B. 528 2006
Introduction to Old Testament as Scripture Childs, Brevard S. 688 1979
Old Testament Survey: The Message, Form, and Background of the Old Testament LaSor, William Sanford; Hubbard, David Allan; Bush, Frederic; Allen, Leslie C. 860 1996
The Old Testament an Introduction Eissfeldt, Otto 1965
Introduction to the Old Testament Soggin, J. Alberto 640 OTLM 1987
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Old Testament Today: A Journey from Original Meaning to Contemporary Significance Hill, Andrew E.; Walton, John H. 432 2004
Handbook to the Old Testament (S.P.C.K. Large Paperbacks 27) Westermann, Claus 285 1980
The Torah Story: An Apprenticeship on the Pentateuch Schnittjer, Gary Edward 592 2006
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The Old Testament: An Introduction Rendtorff, Rolf 324 1991
Nelson's Old Testament Survey: Discovering the Essence, Background & Meaning About Every Old Testament Book Dyer, Charles H.; Merrill, Eugene H. 864 2003
Understanding the Old Testament (5th Edition) Anderson, Bernhard W.; Bishop, Steven; Newman, Judith H. 672 2006
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Old Testament: Story and Faith : A Literary and Theological Introduction Crenshaw, James L. 472 1992
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People of the Covenant: An Introduction to the Hebrew Bible Flanders, Henry J.; Crapps, Robert W.; Smith, David Anthony 576 1996
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Old Testament Introduction Schmidt, Werner H. 452 1999
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Ancient Israelite And Early Jewish Literature Vriezen, T. C.; van der Woude, Adam S. 766 2004
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Introduction to the Pentateuch Whybray, R. N. 153 1995
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Introduction to the Bible Dawes, Gregory W. 80 NColBC 2007
Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey Arnold, Bill T.; Beyer, Bryan E. 528 EBS 2008
A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible Collins, John J. 335 2014
The Rediscovery of the Old Testament Rowley, H. H. 224 2012
Making Sense of the Old Testament: Three Crucial Questions Longman III, Tremper 156 1998
Introduction to the Old Testament (S.P.C.K. Large Paperbacks 30) Fohrer, Georg 540 1986
An Introduction to the Old Testament: Exploring Text, Approaches & Issues Goldingay, John 400 2015
The Old Testament: A Historical, Theological, and Critical Introduction Hess, Richard S. 816 2016
The World and the Word: An Introduction to the Old Testament Merrill, Eugene H.; Rooker, Mark F.; Grisanti, Michael A. 560 2011
The Essence of the Old Testament: A Survey Hindson, Edward E.; Yates, Gary E. 496 2012
An Introduction to Biblical Law Morrow, William S. 286 2017
The Pentateuch: Introducing the Torah Dozeman, Thomas B. 764 IIS 2017
The Historical Writings: Introducing Israel's Historical Literature Leuchter, Mark A.; Lamb, David T. 606 IIS 2016
The Prophets: Introducing Israel's Prophetic and Apocalyptic Writings Cook, Stephen L.; Strong, John T.; Tuell, Steven S. 352 IIS 2022
Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey Arnold, Bill T.; Beyer, Bryan E. 560 EBS 2015
Introducing the Old Testament Dearman, J. Andrew; Hubbard Jr., Robert L. 560 2018
Old Testament Wisdom Literature: A Theological Introduction Bartholomew, Craig G.; O'Dowd, Ryan P. 336 2018
An Introduction to the Scriptures of Israel: History and Theology Novick, Tzvi 213 2018
Theme of the Pentateuch Clines, David J. A. 178 LHBOTS 1979
A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the Old Testament: The Gospel Promised eds. Van Pelt, Miles V. 608 2016
A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the New Testament: The Gospel Realized eds. Kruger, Michael J. 658 2016
Reading the Prophets as Christian Scripture: A Literary, Canonical, and Theological Introduction Tully, Eric J. 432 RChrS 2022

Forthcoming Commentaries

? Hutchison, John C.; Way, Kenneth C. Invitation to the Old Testament
? Glazov, Gregory Y. Wisdom and Psalms: Introducing the Kethuvim and Apocrypha
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