Eugene H. Merrill

Review
Jul 1, 2014
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
Psalms as Torah: Reading Biblical Song Ethically In a day when it is faddish to view the Torah as poetry it is refreshing and intriguing to find a study that approaches the matter in quite the reverse—the Psalms as Torah....
Review
Jan 1, 2014
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
Introducing the Old Testament: A Short Guide to Its History and Message The back cover describes this book as “based on the bestselling textbook An Introduction to the Old Testament by Tremper Longman III and Raymond Dillard.” This says...
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Jan 1, 2014
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
The Gospel according to Moses: Theological and Ethical Reflections on the Book of Deuteronomy Like a many-jeweled necklace, this collection of essays previously published or orally delivered elsewhere, is by its very nature lacking in coherence or thematic continuity (as...
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Jul 1, 2013
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
Biblical History and Israel’s Past Readers familiar with contemporary Old Testament critical scholarship will immediately sense the thrust of this work by virtue of the key terms “history” and...
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Apr 1, 2013
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
The Retelling of Chronicles in Jewish Tradition and Literature This work consists of a collection of essays that could each stand independently but that are bound together thematically, diachronically, and logically. Its seventeen chapters are...
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Jan 1, 2013
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
Rediscovering the Dead Sea Scrolls: An Assessment of Old and New Approaches and Methods Occasionally a movement, an ideology, or a discovery must be reconsidered in light of the passing of time or newer reflections on it that might necessitate rethinking and...
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Jan 1, 2012
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
The Meaning of the Pentateuch: Revelation, Composition, and Interpretation For many years Sailhamer has devoted himself to what some may call the “metanarrative” approach to the Old Testament, especially to the Pentateuch, a method that views...
Review
Oct 1, 2011
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
God’s Glory in Salvation through Judgment: A Biblical Theology Two hundred years of a dearth of confessedly conservative works on biblical theology (with the notable exceptions of J. C. K. von Hoffman [1841] and G. F. Oehler [1845]) in the...
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Jul 1, 2011
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
Genesis: New Cambridge Arnold, Paul S. Amos professor of Old Testament interpretation at Asbury Theological Seminary, has added to the burgeoning literature on Genesis. While following the general...
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Jul 1, 2011
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
Father, Son and Spirit: The Trinity and John’s Gospel In response to a revival of interest in Tinitarian New Testament studies, Köstenberger and Swain trace the Fourth Gospel’s revelation of God as Father, Son, and Spirit...
Review
Apr 1, 2011
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
How to Read Exodus This is the latest of the “How to Read” series authored by Longman and published by IVP Academic. Like the others it is intended primarily for lay readers, but this by...
Review
Jan 1, 2011
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
Old Testament Theology: A Thematic Approach To the flurry of publication of Old Testament theologies can now be added this latest venture by a British evangelical scholar. The subtitle “A Thematic Approach” well...
Review
Oct 1, 2010
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
The Sword and the Stylus: An Introduction to Wisdom in the Age of Empires Perdue, a highly regarded and prolifically published expert in the Old Testament wisdom literature (witness his recent work, Wisdom Literature: A Theological History [Louisville:...
Chapel
Jul 7, 2010
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
True Servanthood Dr. Eugene Merrill, distinguished professor of Old Testament studies, brings us a message about servanthood.
Bible
Oct 30, 2009
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
God's Mission - Our's As Well? Dr. Eugene Merrill, distinguished professor of Old Testament Studies, communicates that inasmuch as the mission of God in the present is to reconcile mankind to Himself, so that...
Review
Oct 1, 2009
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
Critical Issues in Early Israelite History David Merling’s foreword to this collection of essays correctly makes the point that “one of the most frequently discussed issues among archaeologists and biblical...
Review
Jan 1, 2009
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
An Old Testament Theology Having taught Old Testament theology to many hundreds of students over many years, Waltke has crowned a glorious career in biblical scholarship by issuing this synthesis of his...
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Jan 1, 2009
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
Israelite Religions: An Archaeological and Biblical Survey By the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries, biblical theology had waned and been replaced with a genre known as the history of Israel’s religion....
Review
Oct 1, 2007
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
Treasures Old and New: Essays in the Theology of the Pentateuch The twelve chapters in this volume are culled from various periodicals and books of essays, conveniently gathered here under the rubric of the Pentateuch, an area of study in which...
Review
Jul 1, 2007
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
Numbers: Forms of the Old Testament Literature This important series of publications on the literary and rhetorical features of the Old Testament has now been augmented by this solid contribution by two eminent Old Testament...
Article
Jul 7, 2006
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
In The Begining... The “Why” of Genesis 1–2 The most common, almost instinctual, reaction of people who read the first two chapters of Genesis has to do with the nature of the creation account. Did God create all things in...
Review
Jul 1, 2006
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
The Uttermost Part of the Earth: A Guide to Places in the Bible Sometimes students of the Bible seem oblivious to the immense span of time and cultural history that provides its setting. It is difficult to comprehend the full extent of the...
Review
Jul 1, 2006
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
Numbers: Forms of the Old Testament Literature This important series of publications on the literary and rhetorical features of the Old Testament has now been augmented by this solid contribution by two eminent Old Testament...
Review
Jul 1, 2006
Eugene H. MerrillEugene H. Merrill
The Reshaping of Ancient Israelite History in Chronicles At the outset Kalimi repeats the well-known observation that “Chronicles is the only comprehensive book of the Bible whose sources are, for the most part, available to...