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Biblical Exegesis: A Beginner's Handbook
Hayes, John H. and Carl R. Holladay

Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2007 pp. xii + 236.3rd Edition. $24.95


Description: John Hayes and Carl Holladay have thoroughly revised and expanded this best-selling textbook, adding new chapters on emerging methods of interpretation and the use of computer technology for exegesis. All bibliographies have been updated, and Scripture has been converted to the NRSV. The new edition retains the features of the early editions: a minimum of technical terms, solid introductory guidelines in exegetical methods, and a valuable presentation of exegetical theory and practice. It is ideal for general introductory exegesis courses, introductions to the Old and New Testaments, and introduction to preaching, as well as for pastors and lay leaders.

Subjects: Methods

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Review by David Allen
Published 3/1/2008
Citation: David Allen, review of John H. Hayes and Carl R. Holladay, Biblical Exegesis: A Beginner's Handbook, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2008).


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