Updated February 25, 2018 by Ben G

The 7 Best Old Testament Books

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A Survey of the Old Testament
A Very Short Introduction

This wiki has been updated 16 times since it was first published in February of 2018. 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 selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best old testament book on Amazon.

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4. A Survey of the Old Testament

3. Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament

2. A Very Short Introduction

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Ben G
Last updated on February 25, 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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