In this revised volume, Gleason Archer's original study is updated by author Dillon Burroughs.Itapproaches the study of the OldTestament fromboth a general and specific point ofview.Dealingfirst with issues over which many scholars debate, Archer offers evidence to support theconservative view of canicity, historicity, inspiration, textual problems, and higher criticism.The second section dissectseach book of the Old Testament individually.Archer thoroughly covers issues like biblical creationism; Noah's Ark and the flood; authorship; chrology; and alleged language, style, and theme differences. A Survey of Old Testament Introduction is invaluable to students and laymen who want to understand the conservative position of Old Testamentissues and are t afraid to examine critical views.
GLEASON L. ARCHER, JR. (1916-2004), (B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University; B.D., Princeton Theological Seminary; L.L.B., Suffolk Law School) was a biblical scholar, theologian, educator, and author. He authored numerous books, including In the Shadow of the Cross, The Epistle to the Hebrews: A Study Manual, and Survey of Old Testament Introduction. His instrumental work in the preparation of the Old Testament portion of the New American Standard Bible has gained wide acclaim and positioned him as a world-renowned scholar.