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Leadership Roles of the Old Testament: King, Prophet, Priest, Sage
Stevens, Marty E.

Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2012 pp. xii + 122. $17.00


Description: The Old Testament is an ancient collection of theological reflections of life with God that the church has claimed as authoritative Scripture. Whereas most introductory books march from Genesis to Malachi, this book engages four important leadership roles across the breadth of the Old Testament canon: king, prophet, priest, and sage. Despite the obvious differences between the societies of ancient Israel and modern America, lessons can be learned from our ancestors in the faith. This engaging volume is intended for people who want to know more about the Old Testament, whether in personal study, church groups, college classrooms, or seminary courses.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Literature

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Review by Daniel S. Diffey
Published 6/5/2015
Citation: Daniel S. Diffey, review of Marty E. Stevens, Leadership Roles of the Old Testament: King, Prophet, Priest, Sage, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


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