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Required Texts Spring: F.F. Bruce, Israel and the Nations: The History of Israel from the Exodus to the Fall of the Second Temple, Revised by David F. Payne (Downers Grove: IVP, 1997). Raymond B. Dillard and Tremper Longman III, An Introduction to the Old Testament (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1994). W. W. Klein, C. L. Blomberg, and R. L. Hubbard, Introduction to Biblical Interpretation (Waco: Word, 1993). Victor H. Matthews and Don C. Benjamin, Social World of Ancient Israel: 150-587 BCE (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1993). June: William S. Lasor, et al. Old Testament Survey: The Message, Form, and Background of the Old Testament. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1996. Richard E. Friedman. Who Wrote the Bible? 2nd ed. San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1997. H. Shanks, ed. Ancient Israel: From Abraham to the Roman Destruction of the Temple. Rev. ed. Biblical Archaeology Society and Prentice Hall, 1999. James B. Pritchard, ed. The HarperCollins Concise Atlas of the Bible (HarperSanFrancisco, 1997).

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January 2001


Asbury Theological Seminary


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OT 520 Foundations for Old Testament Study