Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament (Paperback)

Introducing the Conceptual World of the Hebrew Bible

By John H. Walton

Baker Academic, 9781540960214, 384pp.

Publication Date: May 15, 2018

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Description

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. Students and pastors who want to deepen their understanding of the Old Testament will find this a helpful and instructive study.


About the Author

John H. Walton (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He speaks extensively on reading the Old Testament in its ancient context and has authored or edited numerous books, including The Lost World of Genesis One and The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament.