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Bauer, David R (ed.). Biblical Resources for Ministry,. Second edition. Evangel Press, 1995. Dillard, Raymond B. and Tremper Longman III. An Introduction to the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1994. A traditional OT introduction written by two evangelical scholars. An “introduction” to the OT is not a guide to the uninformed, but is a summary of current scholarly opinion about the authorship, date, origins, and composition of each OT book and the issues involved in their interpretation Klein, William W., Craig L. Blomberg and Robert L. Hubbard, Jr. Introduction to Biblical Interpretation. Dallas: Word Publishing, 1993. Introduces essential issues involved in biblical interpretation and the methods employed with specific types of material. Students may omit sections dealing explicitly with the New Testament. Revised Standard Version of the Bible or New American Standard Bible or some other contemporary, formal (vs. dynamic) equivalence translation with minimal editorial clutter in the layout. NRSV and NIV are also fine. Thompson, David L. Bible Study That Works. Revised edition. Nappanee, IN: Evangel Press, 1994. Several articles of importance for OT Studies have been scanned and saved as MS Word documents, and are located in the “Articles” folder with the lecture materials for this class on the lecture drive. Power Point files will also be posted to the lecture drive after completion of the unit, not beforehand.

Publication Date

January 2001


Asbury Theological Seminary


Kentucky, Fall, BS501, Bible



BS 501 Introduction to Biblical Studies