By Gleason Archer
In this revised quantity, Gleason Archer's unique examine is up-to-date by means of writer Dillon Burroughs. It approaches the learn of the Old Testament from both a normal and particular aspect of view.
Dealing first with matters over which many students debate, Archer deals facts to aid the conservative view of canonicity, historicity, inspiration, textual difficulties, and better criticism. The moment part dissects each publication of the outdated testomony individually. Archer completely covers concerns like biblical creationism; Noah's Ark and the flood; authorship; chronology; and alleged language, variety, and subject differences.
A Survey of outdated testomony Introduction is priceless to scholars and laymen who are looking to comprehend the conservative place of previous Testament issues and aren't afraid to envision severe views.
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M . Ceriani and i n part b y P. de Lagarde. T h e Codex Mediolanensis, containing I I Kings, Isaiah, the M i n o r Prophets, Lamentations, a n d the Poetical Books except for the Psalms, w a s published b y H . M i d d e l d o r p f i n B e r l i n , 1835. E. O T H E R VERSIONS 1. T h e Coptic Versions. Coptic was a vernacular descended f r o m the language of the Egyptian hieroglyphs, although b y Christian times it had b o r r o w e d m a n y Greek words and was w r i t t e n i n the Greek alphab e t .
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