Lawrence Boadt clearly and carefully introduces the contemporary reader to the Old Testament. This volume is designed to guide the student of the Bible through the text and its problems, enrich their understanding of the individual books, and explore the way the Bible came to be written. Combining the latest scholarship and archeological discoveries, Boadt offers a thorough treatment of the Old Testament in its original historical context. 571 Pages. Softcover from Paulist Press.
Lawrence Boadt, C.S.P. is associate professor of Sacred Scripture at the Washington Theological Union in Washington, D.C. He received his doctorate in Biblical Studies and Near Eastern Languages from the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and has written numerous articles and books on Old Testament subjects, especially on the Prophets.