Old Testament Exegesis: A Handbook for Students and Pastors (4th Edition, Paperback)
For years, Stuart's Old Testament Exegesishas been one of the most popular ways to learn how to perform exegesis - the science and art of interpreting biblical texts properly for understanding as well as proclamation. Completely updated and substantially expanded, this new edition includes scores of newer resources, a new configuration of the format for the exegesis process, and an entirely new section explaining where to find and how to use the latest electronic and online resources for doing biblical research. Stuart's approach provides a careful and judicious step-by-step guide to exegesis that works with any Old Testament passage. He provides guidance for full exegesis as well as for a quicker approach to provide information specifically tailored to the task of preaching. A glossary of terms explains the sometimes bewildering language of biblical scholarship, and a list of frequent errors guides the student in avoiding common mistakes. No exegetical guide for the Old Testament has been more widely used in training ministers and students to be faithful, careful interpreters of Scripture.
About the Author
Douglas Stuartis Professor of Old Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, Massachusetts.