Urban Legends of the Old Testament : 40 Common Misconceptions
by David A. Croteau and Gary Yates


Overview - Urban Legends of the Old Testament surveys forty of the most commonly misinterpreted passages in the Old Testament. These "urban legends" often arise because interpreters neglect a passage's context, misuse historical background information, or misunderstand the original language of the text.

With a pastoral tone and helpful explanations of where the error originally occurred, authors David A. Croteau and Gary E. Yates tackle legendary biblical misinterpretations of topics like the origin of evil or the purpose of Mosaic food laws, as well as common misconceptions about dinosaurs, or NASA discovering Joshua's long day. Urban Legends of the Old Testament will help readers avoid missteps in the interpretation of key biblical texts while modeling interpretative techniques that can also be applied to other Old Testament passages.

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Overview
Urban Legends of the Old Testament surveys forty of the most commonly misinterpreted passages in the Old Testament. These "urban legends" often arise because interpreters neglect a passage's context, misuse historical background information, or misunderstand the original language of the text.

With a pastoral tone and helpful explanations of where the error originally occurred, authors David A. Croteau and Gary E. Yates tackle legendary biblical misinterpretations of topics like the origin of evil or the purpose of Mosaic food laws, as well as common misconceptions about dinosaurs, or NASA discovering Joshua's long day. Urban Legends of the Old Testament will help readers avoid missteps in the interpretation of key biblical texts while modeling interpretative techniques that can also be applied to other Old Testament passages.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781433648328
  • ISBN-10: 1433648326
  • Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
  • Publish Date: December 2019
  • Page Count: 256
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.75 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds


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