Vital Old Testament Issues
Vital . . . pertaining to life; essential; of critical importance.
Old Testament . . . the covenant of God with the Hebrew people as set forth in the Bible
Issues . . . a point or matter, the decision of which is of special or public importance.
A dictionary can define the terms, but tackling the tough texts and difficult issues of Old Testament studies requires skillful study and balanced reflection upon the whole of Scripture.
Vital Old Testament Issues: Examining Textual and Topical Questions draws upon the insights and study of numerous evangelical scholars and writers to address crucial interpretive questions.
Some of the chapters included are:
"The Validity of Numbers in Chronicles" by J. Barton Payne
"The Archaeological Background of Daniel" by Edwin M. Yamauchi
"The Prophecy of the Ten Nation Confederacy" by John F. Walvoord
Christian readers, church leaders, and pastors will appreciate the helpful scholarship of Vital Old Testament Issues.