Updated February 24, 2018 by Ben G

The 7 Best Old Testament Books

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A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures
A Survey of the Old Testament
The Bible Unearthed

We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. The Old Testament is an important text for a lot of people for a wide variety of reasons. Whether your interest is based on faith and worship or historical curiosity, one of the books on our list will get you up to date on the most relevant knowledge regarding one of the most influential collections of all time. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best old testament book on Amazon.

7. On the Reliability of the Old Testament

6. How to Preach and Teach the Old Testament

5. The Bible Unearthed

4. A Survey of the Old Testament

3. Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament

2. A Very Short Introduction

1. A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures


Ben G
Last updated on February 24, 2018 by Ben G

Ben is a writer from California. He mostly dives into film, videogames, and science fiction literature. Also Hello Kitty. He likes Hello Kitty a whole lot. Ben holds a bachelor's from the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a major in literature and a minor in linguistics. He has worked as a technical writer and edited his own online magazine and podcast. His expertise is in electronics, decor, textbooks and nonfiction, especially in the sciences and humanities.


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