It is designed to guide the student of the Bible through the text and its problems, enrich their under-standing of the individual biblical books, and explore the way. Lawrence Boadt. · Rating details · ratings · 33 reviews. Discusses the historical background to the Old Testament, examines the writing of the individual . When I was in formation, I spent many weeks lugging around a massive volume “ Reading the Old Testament” by Fr. Lawrence Boadt. (My shoulder still hasn’t.

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Boadt was selected to serve as the scripture editor of the Paulist Pressa publishing house established by the Paulist Fathers in The Temple of Solomon. And as mentioned supra, there was precious little written about the subject in English.

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Reading the Old Testament: An Introduction

The Religious Myth of Baal. An Introduction was intended to explain the Old Testament to Christians. The Special Purpose of Daniel. Lawrence Boact Boadt, C. This page was last edited on 22 Octoberat He was ordained a Paulist priest on February 22, Personal Response and Prayer.

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The Exile Nears Its End. I read this book back in high school when I was a sophomore my youth pastor gave it to me to read I don’t know how many times I read it and I still remember reading it on the school busit is my favorite book because it made me fall in love with ancient history and the bible and that love. Canon is too simplistic: The narrative is clear. Now when I say this book uses critical scholarship what I mean is expect lots of references to the JEPD editors of the Pentateuch where Moses didn’t write the Torah, but it was a series of 4 different editors who compiled stories.

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The Lasting Significance of Daniel. Joshua and the Conquest of Palestine. The Political Situation boadr Jeremiahs Day. Overall this book was highly informative and if you don’t mind having your belief in the inerrancy of the Old Testament challenged although maybe its still inspiredthen this book is highly recommended. The Yah wist Epic.

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May 30, Adam Marischuk rated it really liked it Shelves: I would caution most readers to the length boaet the text and what could be miscontrued as data that inadvertedly supposes errant texts. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He was the type of priest who could do anything.

One need not believe in the supposed authorship of Moses to see that the DH has countless problems see K. A couple years later, I actually got to meet Fr. Isaiah and the Historian. The Deutcronomic History in Joshua and Judges.

The Book of Numbers. I don’t think he believes the exodus account at least not to the extent ofmen, plus women and children in the desert for 40 years. It is impossible to retain all this information so I know I will reread again carefully.