400 Questions & Answers about the Old Testament

by Susan Easton Black

400 Questions & Answers about the Old Testament

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Of all the standard works, the books of the Old Testament often seem most shrouded in mystery. Unfamiliar vocabulary, cultural references, and symbolism can feel like daunting prospects for gospel study. So how can members of the Church avoid the spiritual pitfalls of misunderstanding these books of scripture? The answer lies in taking the time to decipher the text one topic at a time. In 400 Questions & Answers about the Old Testament, renowned BYU religion professor Susan Easton Black addresses a wide range of biblical topics designed to answer an array of common questions related to Old Testament study, such as:

The Lord planted a garden eastward in Eden. Where was Eden located?

What was manna?

Why is the courage of Queen Esther such a big part of the Feast of Purim?

This notable collection of doctrinal questions and answers will prove invaluable as readers seek to uncover the gospel gems hidden in the pages of the Old Testament.


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About the Author

Susan Easton Black

Dr. Susan Easton Black joined the faculty of Brigham Young University in 1978, where she is currently a professor of Church history and doctrine. She is also past associate dean of General Education and Honors and director of Church History in the Religious Studies Center.

The recipient of numerous academic awards, she received the Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award in 2000, the highest award given a professor on the BYU Provo campus. Dr. Black has authored, edited, and compiled more than 100 books and 250 articles.

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