Description: John Drane's survey textbook provides an engaging general introduction to the persons, events, and cultural context of the Old Testament. Arranged historically, Drane's text takes readers through the books of the Old Testament with numerous special articles spelling out in greater detail both historical and interpretative controversies. Additional coverage centers on the meaning and implications of the covenantal relationship between God and the Jewish people.
Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Literature
Review by Jordan M. Scheetz
Citation: Jordan M. Scheetz, review of John Drane, Introducing the Old Testament, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2012).
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