The 1994 edition is available in the Main Collection.
Understanding the Old Testament by Bernhard W. Anderson; Steven Bishop; Judith H. Newman
Call Number: Northwestern Main Collection 221.95 An2
Publication Date: 2006-02-23
Presents a study of the Old Testament by interweaving historical, archeological, literary, and religious perspectives. The book traces the story of the people of Israel from the Exodus in the time of Moses through the dawn of the Common Era. It considers the importance of literary criticism and other methods for understanding the literature of ancient Israel; treats the latest archaeological discoveries that illuminate the Old Testament period.
Introduction to the Old Testament As Scripture by Brevard S. Childs
Call Number: Northwestern Upper Level 221.6 C43i
Publication Date: 2003
Introductions and Surveys - New Testament
Encountering the New Testament by Walter A. Elwell; Robert W. YarbroughStudying the New Testament can be an exciting--and intimidating--experience. This readable survey is designed to make the adventure less daunting and more rewarding. Two experienced classroom teachers offer a new edition of their bestselling and award-winning textbook, now with updated content and a new interior design. Other distinguishing features include: - abundant images, maps, and charts--all in full color - sidebars that address ethical and theological concerns and provide primary source material - focus boxes isolating key issues - chapter outlines, learning objectives, and summaries - study questions Students of the New Testament will find this introductory text both informative and engaging. An accompanying website through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources offers a wide array of resources for students and professors. Resources for students include flash cards, self quizzes, and introductory videos. Resources for professors include discussion questions, suggestions for class activities, PowerPoint slides, an instructor's manual, and a test bank.