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Companion to the Old Testament

Companion to the Old Testament For the Interpreter Within Each of Us

By Ted Leach
Published by WestBow Press

Average Blogger Rating: 4.09 Stars

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On 1/21 James Pate wrote: Ted Leach was a United Methodist pastor for four decades. His book, Companion to the Old Testament, is a survey of the contents and historical context of the Hebrew Bible, as well as various issues surrounding it. Here are some thoughts about the book: A. Leach is sensitive to the different interpretations ... Book Write-Up: Companion to the Old Testament, by Ted Leach

James' Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/5 Sarah Northington wrote: I enjoyed seeing how he wove the intersection of the three monotheistic religions together in each faith’s shared beliefs. Its always helpful to begin conversations from a place of mutual understanding, and I feel this book helps illustrate the common ground of three major global religions that have ... Companion to the Old Testament

Sarah's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/26 Casey Roberts wrote: Companion To The Old Testament by Ted Leach I really enjoy books that overview the Bible. People that enjoy studying the Bible, like myself can never really get enough commentary of their favorite book. Since commentaries and overviews are essentially opinions, each one is inherently different. ... Companion To The Old Testament by Ted Leach

Casey's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/15 Pastor Tim wrote: While reading this book, I have waffled between, "This is really minimal" to "Interesting, I did not know this". Overall, I find the work to be a decent handbook though not very detailed. As it is designed as an overview of the Old Testament, thus the depth is lacking on purpose. Reaching an encompassing ... Useful, usable companion to the Old Testament

Pastor Tim's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/7 sallycat04 wrote: Companion to the Old Testament by Ted Leach is exactly as it sounds.  It is the companion guides to help a reader better understand the history, culture, languages of the Old Testament with other religions.  The publisher describes it as “This book helps Christians understand how the Old ... Book review: Companion Guide to the Old Testament

sallycat04's Rating:

3 Stars

On 11/13 Jim Hartman wrote: Book Review: Companion To The Old Testament, by:Ted LeachThis book reminds me of Halley's Bible Handbook, a neat quick reference guide to have in a library. This book I found to be a brief yet interesting guide to the Jewish concept of the Bible, it's customs and times. I've been studying these things ... Book Review: Companion To The Old Testament, by:Ted Leach

Jim's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/29 Katie Heine wrote: There is a great deal of wealth in the pages of this book, breaking down the history of the Hebrew people, the places that are in the Bible, the events that took place, like all the kings that were in the two divided kingdoms. There is a lot of information that relates to the things going on around the ... Companion to Old Testament by Ted Leach

Katie's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/21 MrsLickfold wrote:                                                                                        ... Review: Companion to the Old Testament

MrsLickfold's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/5 Pastor Patrick wrote: Companion to the Old TestamentbyTed LeachA ReviewA handy text to have available as one begins reading the Old Testament.  Written from from a more liberal perspective than I usually prefer, I found the book worthwhile and contributing to my understanding of the text.  The book is not a verse ... Companion to the Old Testament - A Review

Pastor Patrick's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/3 Nathan Albright wrote: There is much to like about this book, which is well-written and gives a very easy-to-read account of the general narrative flow of the Old Testament, while providing a certain amount of respect for Jewish and Muslim perspectives, even if this is written from a seminary-trained liberal evangelical Christian. ... Book Review: Companion To The Old Testament

Nathan's Rating:

4 Stars