Table of contents for A survey of Old Testament introduction / by Gleason Archer, Jr.


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Illustrations_ / 9
Preface to the First Edition_ / 12
Abbreviations_ / 13
1. Introduction_ / 15
2. The Inspiration of the Old Testament_ / 20

Part One: General Introduction
3. The Hebrew Manuscripts and the Early Versions_ / 36
4. Lower Criticism of the Old Testament_ / 50
5. The Canon of the Old Testament_ / 61
6. History of the Documentary Theory of the Pentateuch_ / 71
7. Higher Criticism of the Pentateuch in the Twentieth Century_ / 81
8. The Authorship of the Pentateuch_ / 91
9. Variations and Doublets as Criteria for Source Division_ / 103
10. Late Words and Aramaisms as Criteria for Source Division_ / 115
11. Wellhausen's Reconstruction of Hebrew History in the
_____ Preprophetic and Prophetic Periods_ / 121
12. Wellhausen's Reconstruction of Hebrew History in the
______ Priestly Period_ / 133
13. Archaeological Evidence for the Antiquity of the Pentateuch_ / 139

Part Two: Special Introduction
14. Genesis_ /154
15._Genesis (Continued)_ / 170
16. Exodus_ / 192
17. Leviticus and Numbers_ / 213
18. Deuteronomy_ / 226
19. Joshua,_Judges,_and_Ruth_ / 237
20. 1 and 2 Samuel, 1 and 2 Kings_ / 260
21. Introduction to the Prophets: Obadiah, Joel, and Jonah_ / 275
22. Amos, Hosea, and Micah_ / 297
23. Isaiah_ / 307
24. Isaiah (Continued)_ / 323
25. Nahum, Zephaniah, and Habukkuk_ /_332
26. Jeremiah and Lamentations_ / 340
27. Ezekiel_ / 349
28. Daniel_ / 361
29. Daniel (Continued)_ / 361
30. Postexilic Historical Books: 1 and 2 Chronicles, Ezra,_
_____ Nehemiah, Esther_ / 383
31. Postexilic Prophets: Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi_ / 400
32. Introduction to Hebrew Poetry_ / 411
33. Psalms_ / 416
34. The Books of Wisdom: Job and Proverbs_ / 428
35. Ecclesiastes and Song of Solomon_ / 444

Appendix 1: Old Testament Chronology_ / 459
Appendix 2: Anachronisms and Historical Inaccuracies in the Koran_ / 463
Appendix 3: Anachronisms and Historical Inaccuracies in the_
_________________________Mormon Scriptures_ / 466
Appendix 4: Inventory of the Biblical Manuscripts from the Dead
_________________________Sea Caves_ / 469
Excursus 1: Predication and_Fulfillment as Proof of Divine Inspiration_ / 474
Excursus 2: Additional Data from Elba__/ 480
Excursus 3: Liberal Scholarship in the Twentieth Century_ / 482

Selected Bibliography_ / 491
Author Index__ / 494
Subject Index_ / 497
Scripture Index_ / 501




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Bible. -- O.T. -- Introductions.