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By Gleason Archer

In this revised quantity, Gleason Archer's unique learn is up to date via writer Dillon Burroughs. It approaches the learn of the Old Testament from both a basic and particular aspect of view. 

Dealing first with matters over which many students debate, Archer deals facts to help the conservative view of canonicity, historicity, inspiration, textual difficulties, and better criticism. The moment part dissects each booklet of the outdated testomony individually. Archer completely covers matters like biblical creationism; Noah's Ark and the flood; authorship; chronology; and alleged language, sort, and subject matter differences.

A Survey of previous testomony Introduction is precious to scholars and laymen who are looking to comprehend the conservative place of previous Testament issues and aren't afraid to envision serious views. 

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