Description: This new edition of a classroom standard provides students with an accessible introduction to the literature, history, and social context of the Old Testament. Written by two seasoned Old Testament professors, the book pays attention to methodology, archaeology, history, and literary genre and includes illustrations, sidebars, maps, and study questions.
Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Literature
Review by Aren M. Maeir
Citation: Aren M. Maeir, review of Victor H. Matthews and James C. Moyer, The Old Testament: Text and Context, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2013).
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