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Old Testament Survey

...seeing Jesus in all!

Introduction to the Old Testament in General

I.  Reading and Discussion:  "Who is Johann Heinrich Heidegger?"

II.  Reading and Discussion:  "Why Translate Heidegger's Handbook of the Bible?"

III.  Reading and Discussion:  "Title Page for Heidegger's Handbook of the Bible"

IV.  Reading and Discussion:  "Preface to Heidegger's Handbook of the Bible"

V.  Reading and Discussion:  "The Spirituality of Scripture Reading"

VI.  Reading, Lecture (1), and Discussion:  "The Old Testament in General Chapter Summary", and "What is the Old Testament About? (Part 1)"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Definition of the Canonical Books of the Old Testament"

VIII:  Reading, Lecture (2), and Discussion:  "Summary of the Doctrine of the Old Testament", and "What is the Old Testament About? (Part 2)"

IX:  Reading and Discussion:  "Major Divisions"

X:  Reading and Discussion:  "Medium Divisions"

XI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Minor Divisions"

XII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Divisions"

XIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Verse Divisions"

XIV:  Reading, Lectures (3, 4), and Discussion:  "Division of the Old Testament into Law, Prophets, and Writings", and "The Authorship and Canon of the Old Testament", and "The Canon of the Old Testament"

XV:  Reading, Lecture (5), and Discussion:  "Threefold Canon and Christ's Threefold Office", and "The Text of the Old Testament"

XVI:  Reading, Lecture (6), and Discussion:  "Outline of the Pentateuch", and "Hermeneutics, and Mosaic Authorship"

XVII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Outline of the Former Prophets"

XVIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Outline of the Latter Prophets"

XIX:  Reading and Discussion:  "Outline of the Wisdom and Poetic Books"

XX:  Reading and Discussion:  "Old Testament Patristic Interpreters"

XXI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Old Testament Reformed Interpreters"

XXII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Old Testament Lutheran Interpreters"

XXIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Old Testament Roman Catholic Interpreters"

XXIV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Old Testament Jewish Interpreters"

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Genesis

I.  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Genesis' Title"

III:  Reading, Lecture (7), and Discussion:  "Mosaic Authorship", and "Creation, and the Eternal Word"

IV:  Reading, Lecture (8), and Discussion:  "Summary of Genesis", and "Creation, and the Eternal Word, Part 2"

V:  Reading, Lectures (9, 10), and Discussion:  "Purpose of Genesis", "Christ and the Covenant", and "The Fall and the Protevangelium"

VI:  Reading, Lectures (11, 12), and Discussion:  "The Chronology of Genesis", and "After Eden (Parts 1 & 2)"

VII:  Reading, Lecture (13), and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline of Genesis", and "The Dawning of a New World"

VIII:  Reading, Lecture (14), and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline of Genesis", and "The Faith of the Patriarchs"

IX:  Reading and Discussion:  "Pentateuch:  Patristic Interpreters"

X:  Reading and Discussion:  "Pentateuch:  Reformed Interpreters"

XI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Pentateuch:  Lutheran Interpreters"

XII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Pentateuch:  Roman Catholic Interpreters"

XIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Pentateuch:  Jewish Interpreters"

XIV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Genesis:  Patristic Interpreters"

XV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Genesis:  Reformed Interpreters"

XVI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Genesis:  Lutheran Interpreters"

XVII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Genesis:  Roman Catholic Interpreters"

XVIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Genesis:  Jewish Interpreters"

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Exodus

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading, Lecture (15), and Discussion:  "Exodus' Title" and "Moses? a Christian?"

III:  Reading, Lecture (16), and Discussion:  "Summary of Exodus", and "Journey to Sinai"

IV:  Reading, Lecture (17), and Discussion:  "Purpose of Exodus", and "The Revelation of Jesus Christ at Sinai, Part 1"

V:  Reading, Lecture (18), and Discussion:  "Historical and Doctrinal Synopsis of Exodus", and "The Revelation of Jesus Christ at Sinai, Part 2"

VI:  Reading, Lecture (19), and Discussion:  "The Chronology of Exodus", and "The Revelation of Jesus Christ at Sinai, Part 3"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline of Exodus"

VIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline of Exodus"

IX:  Reading and Discussion:  "Exodus:  Patristic Interpreters"

X:  Reading and Discussion:  "Exodus:  Reformed Interpreters"

XI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Exodus:  Lutheran Interpreters"

XII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Exodus:  Roman Catholic Interpreters"

XIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Exodus:  Jewish Interpreters"

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Leviticus

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Leviticus' Title"

III:  Reading and Discussion:  "The Argument of Leviticus"

IV:  Reading, Lecture (20), and Discussion:  "The Spiritual Significance of Leviticus", and "The Mystery of the Tabernacle"

V.  Reading and Discussion:  "The Purpose of Leviticus"

VI:  Reading and Discussion:  "The Chronology of Leviticus"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline of Leviticus"

VIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline of Leviticus"

IX:  Reading and Discussion:  "Leviticus:  Patristic Interpreters"

X:  Reading and Discussion:  "Leviticus:  Reformed Interpreters"

XI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Leviticus:  Lutheran Interpreters"

XII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Leviticus:  Roman Catholic Interpreters"

XIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Leviticus:  Jewish Interpreters"

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Numbers

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Numbers' Title"

III:  Reading and Discussion:  "Summary of Numbers"

IV:  Reading, Lecture (21), and Discussion:  "The Purpose of Numbers", and "Into the Wilderness"

V:  Reading and Discussion:  "The Chronology of Numbers"

VI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline of Numbers"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline of Numbers"

VIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Numbers:  Interpreters"

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Deuteronomy

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Deuteronomy's Title"

III.  Reading, Lecture (22), and Discussion:  "Summary of Deuteronomy", and "Deuteronomy, and the Death of Moses"

IV:  Reading and Discussion:  "The Purpose of Deuteronomy"

V:  Reading and Discussion:  "The Chronology of Deuteronomy"

VI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline of Deuteronomy"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline of Deuteronomy"

VIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Deuteronomy:  Interpreters"

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Joshua

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "The Title of Joshua"

III:  Reading and Discussion:  "Authorship"

IV:  Reading, Lecture (23), and Discussion:  "Summary of Joshua", and "The Conquest of Canaan"

V:  Reading and Discussion:  "The Purpose of Joshua"

VI:  Reading and Discussion:  "The Chronology of Joshua"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline of Joshua"

VIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline of Joshua"

IX:  Reading and Discussion:  "Joshua:  Interpreters"

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Judges

I:  Reading, Lecture (24), and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary", and "The Book of Judges, Part 1"

II:  Reading, Lecture (25), and Discussion:  "The Title of Judges", and "The Book of Judges, Part 2"

III:  Reading, Lecture (26), and Discussion:  "The Office of Judge", and "The Book of Judges, Part 3"

IV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Authorship"

V:  Reading and Discussion:  "The Argument of the Book of Judges"

VI:  Reading and Discussion:  "The Purpose of Judges"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "The Chronology of Judges"

VIII:  Reading, Lecture (27), and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline of Judges", and "The Book of Judges, Part 4"

IX:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline of Judges"

X:  Reading and Discussion:  "Judges:  Interpreters"

Ruth

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Title and Canonical Placement"

III:  Reading and Discussion:  "Authorship"

IV:  Reading and Discussion:  "The Argument of the Book of Ruth"

V:  Reading and Discussion:  "The Chronology of Ruth"

VI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline of Ruth"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline of Ruth"

VIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Ruth:  Interpreters"

Bonus:  Matthew Poole's entire Synopsis on the Book of Ruth

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1 Samuel

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Title"

III:  Reading and Discussion:  "Authorship"

IV:  Reading, Lecture (28),  and Discussion:  "The Argument of 1 Samuel", "Israelite Kingship, Part 1"

V:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chronology"

VI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

VIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

Bonus:  Matthew Poole's Synopsis on the Book of 1 Samuel

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2 Samuel

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Inscription and Author"

III:  Reading and Discussion:  "Argument of 2 Samuel"

IV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chronology"

V:  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline"

VI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

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1 Kings

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Inscription"

III:  Reading and Discussion:  "Authorship"

IV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Argument of 1 Kings"

V:  Reading and Discussion:  "Purpose of 1 Kings"

VI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chronology"

VII:  Reading, Lecture (29), and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline", "Israelite Kingship, Part 2"

VIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

IX:  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

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2 Kings

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Inscription and Authorship"

III:  Reading and Discussion:  "Argument of 2 Kings"

IV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Purpose of 2 Kings"

V:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chronology"

VI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

VIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

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1 Chronicles

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Inscription"

III:  Reading and Discussion:  "Authorship"

IV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Argument of 1 Chronicles"

V:  Reading and Discussion:  "Uses of 1 Chronicles"

VI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chronology"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline"

VIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

IX:  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

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2 Chronicles

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Prolegomena"

III:  Reading, Lecture (30), and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline", "Israelite Kingship and the King of Kings"

IV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

V:  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

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Ezra

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Authorship"

III:  Reading and Discussion:  "Argument of the Book"

IV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chronology"

V:  Reading, Lecture (31), and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline", "The Restoration"

VI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

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Nehemiah

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Authorship, Part 1"

III:  Reading and Discussion:  "Authorship, Part 2"

IV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Argument of the Book"

V:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chronology"

VI:  Reading, and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

VIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

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Esther

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Inscription"

III:  Reading and Discussion:  "Authorship"

IV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Argument of the Book"

V:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chronology"

VI:  Reading, and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

VIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

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Job

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Place among the Poetic Books"

III:  Reading and Discussion:  "History or Parable?"

IV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Job's Name"

V:  Reading and Discussion:  "Job's Country"

VI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Job, a Faithful Gentile"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Job, an Idumean King?"

VIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Written in Arabic?"

IX:  Reading and Discussion:  "Argument of the Book"

X:  Reading and Discussion:  "Written in Meter?"

XI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Job's Era"

XII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Job's Age"

XIII:  Reading, and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline"

XIV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

XV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

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Psalms

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Inscription"

III:  Reading and Discussion:  "Authors"

IV:  Reading, Lecture (32), and Discussion:  "Argument", and "Israel's Wisdom Tradition, Part 1"

V:  Reading, Lecture (33), and Discussion:  "Commendations of the Psalter", and "Israel's Wisdom Tradition, Part 2"

VI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Distinctiveness of the Psalter"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "The Sweet Psalmist of Israel"

VIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Composed in Meter?"

IX:  Reading and Discussion:  "Music of the Ancients"

X:  Reading and Discussion:  "Levitical Recipients"

XI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Designations of Dignity"

XII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Distributions of the Psalms"

XIII:  Reading, and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline of Book 1"

XIV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline of Book 2"

XV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline of Book 3"

XVI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline of Book 4"

XVII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline of Book 5"

XVIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

XIX:  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

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Proverbs

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Types of Proverbs"

III:  Reading, Lecture (34), and Discussion:  "Authorship", and "Proverbs, Part 1"

IV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Editor"

V:  Reading, Lecture (35), and Discussion:  "Canonical Authority", and "Proverbs, Part 2"

VI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Argument"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chronology"

VIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline"

IX:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

X:  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

Ecclesiastes

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Inscription and Authorship"

III:  Reading and Discussion:  "Qoheleth?"

IV:  Reading and Discussion:  "Canonical Authority"

V:  Reading, Lecture (36), and Discussion:  "Argument", and "Proverbs, and Wisdom Challenges"

VI:  Reading and Discussion:  "Time of Writing"

VII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline"

VIII:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

IX:  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

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Song of Songs

I:  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II:  Reading and Discussion:  "Inscription, Part 1"

III.  Reading and Discussion:  "Inscription, Part 2"

IV.  Reading, Lecture (37), and Discussion:  "Argument", and "The Curious Case of the Song of Solomon"

V.  Reading, Lecture (38), and Discussion:  "Literal or Figurative?" and "The Prophets, and the Song of Solomon"

VI.  Reading and Discussion:  "Time of Writing"

VII.  Reading and Discussion:  "Jewish Prohibition on Reading?"

VIII.  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpretive Key"

IX.  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline"

X.  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

XI.  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

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Isaiah

I.  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II.  Reading and Discussion:  "Inscription"

III.  Reading, Lecture (39), and Discussion:  "Argument", and "Isaiah:  the Fifth Gospel, Part 1"

IV.  Reading, Lecture (40), and Discussion:  "Manner of Teaching", and "Isaiah:  the Fifth Gospel, Part 2"

V.  Reading, Lecture (41), and Discussion:  "Subject Matter", and "Isaiah 53"

VI.  Reading and Discussion:  "Time of Writing"

VII.  Reading and Discussion:  "Arrangement of Material"

VIII.  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline"

IX.  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

X.  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

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Jeremiah

I.  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II.  Reading and Discussion:  "Inscription"

III.  Reading and Discussion:  "Time of Writing"

IV.  Reading and Discussion:  "Argument"

V.  Reading and Discussion:  "Use of the Prophecy"

VI.  Reading and Discussion:  "Style"

VII.  Reading and Discussion:  "Chronology"

VIII.  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline"

IX.  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

X.  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

Lamentations

I.  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II.  Reading and Discussion: "Inscription"

III.  Reading and Discussion:  "Occasion"

IV.  Reading and Discussion:  "Argument"

V.  Reading and Discussion:  "Use"

VI.  Reading and Discussion:  "Alphabetic Acrostics"

VII.  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline"

VIII.  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

IX.  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

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Ezekiel

I.  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II.  Reading and Discussion:  "Inscription"

III.  Reading and Discussion:  "Argument"

IV.  Reading, Lecture (42), and Discussion:  "Difficulty of Style", and "Prophetic Imagery"

V.  Reading and Discussion:  "Chronology"

VI.  Reading and Discussion:  "Opposition by False Prophets"

VII.  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline"

VIII.  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

IX.  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

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Daniel

I.  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II.  Reading and Discussion:  "Inscription"

III.  Reading and Discussion:  "Description of Daniel"

IV.  Reading and Discussion:  "Daniel among the Prophets"

V.  Reading and Discussion:  "Authority"

VI.  Reading and Discussion:  "Argument and Use"

VII.  Reading and Discussion:  "Style and Clarity"

VIII.  Reading and Discussion:  "Chronology"

IX.  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline"

X.  Reading, Lecture (43), and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline", and "The Five Kingdoms"

XI.  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters"

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Hosea

I.  Reading and Discussion:  "Chapter Summary"

II.  Reading and Discussion:  "The Book of the Twelve"

III.  Reading and Discussion:  "Diversity among the Minor Prophets"

IV.  Reading and Discussion:  "Chronology of the Minor Prophets"

V.  Reading and Discussion:  "The Name 'Hosea'"

VI.  Reading and Discussion:  "Argument"

VII.  Reading and Discussion:  "Chronology"

VIII.  Reading and Discussion:  "Detailed Outline"

IX:  Reading and Discussion:  "Synoptic Outline"

X.  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters of the Minor Prophets"

XI.  Reading and Discussion:  "Interpreters of Hosea"

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