YOU CAN UNDERSTAND THE BIBLE!
By Dr. Bob Utley, retired professor of
hermeneutics (Biblical interpretation)
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Brief Explanations of
the Technical Resources used in This Commentary
Brief Definitions of Hebrew
Verbal Forms that Impact Exegesis
Abbreviations Used in This
Word From the Author: How Can This Commentary Help You?
A Guide to Good Bible
Reading: A Personal Search for Verifiable Truth
Opening Statements on the Study of
Introduction to Genesis
Old Testament as History
Old Testament Historical Narratives
Old Testament Historiography Compared with Contemporary Near Eastern Culture
Old Testament Timeline
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