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How to Read Daniel

How to Read Daniel

by Tremper LongmanIII and Longman III

Beyond the familiar lions' den and fiery furnace, much of the book of Daniel seems baffling to modern readers. The first half recounts stories full of ancient Near Eastern protocol and imperial court drama; the second half features apocalyptic visions of monstrous beasts and cosmic conflict. Many Christians misunderstand or simply avoid the book. But fai… Read more…

How to Read Job

How to Read Job

by John H. Walton, Tremper LongmanIII and Longman III

Preaching's Survey of Bibles and Bible ReferenceWe often turn to the book of Job when we encounter suffering. We look for an explanation for the questions "Why me?" or "Why her?" But what if it turns out that although Job does suffer, the book is not really about his suffering?If ever a book needed a "How to Read" instruction manual, it is the book of Jo… Read more…

Old Testament Essentials: Creation, Conquest, Exile and Return

Old Testament Essentials: Creation, Conquest, Exile and Return

by Tremper LongmanIII and Longman III

Readers' Choice Award Winner"Christians love the Bible, but they often do not know what to do with the Old Testament," writes Westmont College professor Tremper Longman. Further, he points out that it includes many types of writing—history, prophecy, poetry, wisdom and apocalyptic. In this helpful volume he offers different strategies for understanding… Read more…

Science, Creation and the Bible: Reconciling Rival Theories of Origins

Science, Creation and the Bible: Reconciling Rival Theories of Origins

by Tremper LongmanIII, Richard F. Carlson and Longman III

Many Christians are torn between their belief in the Bible and the conclusions of science. This is especially the case concerning the creation narratives of Scripture and the rather different stories that science tells. Physicist Richard Carlson and biblical scholar Tremper Longman address the longstanding problem of how to relate scientific description of t… Read more…