Wrestling the Word

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Wrestling the Word

The Hebrew Scriptures and the Christian Believer

By Carolyn J. Sharp

Westminster John Knox Press, Paperback, 9780664230678, 154pp.

Publication Date: May 3, 2011


This lively book for introductory Old Testament classes offers an appealing illustration of how faith and academic study can work together, motivating and equipping Christian believers to turn to the Old Testament as a profound resource for their daily negotiations of faith, identity, and culture. Throughout, Carolyn J. Sharp focuses on the basic fundamentals that are a necessary part of every student's education.

About the Author
Carolyn J. Sharp is Professor of Hebrew Scriptures at Yale Divinity School. Among her books are "Wrestling the Word: The Hebrew Scriptures and the Christian Believer" and "Old Testament Prophets for Today", published by Westminster John Knox Press.