This standard textbook on the background, content, and message of the Old Testament is now thoroughly revised and updated and takes full account of new research in the field of Old Testament studies. This second edition features a new chapter on archaeology and the Old Testament by Robert E. Cooley, and other key chapters have been updated and expanded by leading scholars in the field of biblical studies--Leslie C. Allen, John E. Hartley, Robert L. Hubbard Jr., William B. Nelson Jr., Nancy Heidebrecht, and John E. McKenna.
AWARDS and RECOGNITIONS
Evangelical Christian Publishers Assocation, Gold Medallion award for Texts (1983)
Journal of Near Eastern Studies
"Survey is a fine textbook offering a balanced introduction to the content and issues of the Hebrew Bible and is deserving of everyone's use."
Religious Studies Review
"A thoroughly up-to-date introduction for evangelically oriented seminary and college students. . . The volume is filled with photographs, maps, charts, etc., that will prove extremely useful to the student. . . Extensive bibliographies and notes lead the reader into scholarly discussion."