Summary of the Study of the Old Testament
Danett A. Bourgolly
Grand Canyon University
July 5, 2009
Module you Introduction to study regarding the Old Testament
" A brief history whose basis is divine intervention by providing truth, The Testament has been in existence for over 2150 years and brought about a radical in order to history. To ensure that one to genuinely understand an e book, the author has to have knowledge of or to what he or she is writing about and be able to relay that knowledge through his producing to his reader(s). вЂќ (Merrill, 2008)
As the Jews and Protestants usually recognized the Old Testament because threefold and fivefold respectively, the Old Legs is the collection of sacred articles considered by Jews to become scripture (Torah/Law, Nebi'im/Prophets and Kethubim/Writings) and by the Initial century Christian church as their source to get doctrine and ethics (Pentateuch, History, Writings and the Major and Minor Prophets) and eventually when the New Testament was composed, the two together had been accepted because the created word of God (Bible, biblion/book).
In an effort to take lay understanding to what for years has bewildered many, let us embark upon a pick few incidents that are listed as major events and eras that took place in the years just before Christ.
Key Events of Old Testament History:
Creation - Available of Genesis 5v3, nevertheless this time is generally undated, www.matthewmcgee.org (McGee, 1998) prospect lists it since happening in the year 3950 BC while www.biblestudy.org lists that as about 4004 BC. After the creation of the Heavens and Earth in 6 days (Genesis 1v1-2v25) plus the creation in the seventh time of rest, the next major period afterwards was:
The Great Ton вЂ“ (Genesis 7, eight and 11) allegedly happened about 1700 years following creation about 2294 BC as stated simply by (McGee, 1998) or 2348 as stated by simply (Bibledstudy. org) in which Noah builds a great ark within the direction of God and was directed to take his...
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