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Old Testament Abridged

Paul Brown

This abridged commentary highlights the essence of the Old Testament and condenses approximate 1200 pages to fewer than 120. Included are interfaith references from the Hebrew Tanakh, Greek Septuagint, Latin Vulgate, Arabic Quran, and English King James. The Old Testament is full of blessings and victories, as well as wrath and bloodshed. Yet it typifies a consistent theme: God blesses all with the opportunity of justice and mercy; whereas evil is chaotic and self-destructive. Understanding this dichotomy, this enmity between good and evil, outweighs the importance of historical detail and traditional rituals. Spiritual understanding allows all to enter the promised land and experience more peace in everyday life. From this nondenominational viewpoint, the Old Testament becomes a practical guide to harmony. "Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live" (Ps 119:77)

Book Details

  • Publisher: Resource Publications (CA)
  • Publish Date: Mar 17th, 2023
  • Pages: 144
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.38in - 0.69lb
  • EAN: 9781666769289
  • Categories: Biblical Studies - Old Testament - GeneralDevotionalEcumenism & Interfaith

About the Author

Brown, Paul: - Paul Brown has a bachelor's degree in aerospace and an honorary MDiv. He is a Bible researcher, part-time chaplain, and member of the American School of Oriental Research (ASOR). He is the author of Revelation Abridged Commentary Improving Daily Life (2021).

Praise for this book

"Paul Brown cleverly captures the essence of the Old Testament and affirms that the Promised Land of the heart is still a realistic possibility. He highlights the commonality between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and shows that we are all connected by God's grace."

--Stephanie Bauer, retired human services administrator



"I most definitely endorse this theological study by Paul Brown. He meticulously offers research on the Old Testament of the Bible which includes the world religions of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam for comparison--a most scholarly pursuit."

--Diana Lopez, author of Victuum