The Old Testament Library is a series of commentaries and general studies specifically designed for use by students, pastors, and teachers. It is perhaps the most significant and enduring series in the field. The editorial advisory board consists of William P. Brown, Carol A. Newsom, and David L. Petersen.
Originally published in 1942, this classic statement of twentieth-century biblical archaeology demonstrates a premier archaeologist at work in relating the findings of archaeology to the history of Israel as conveyed in the Old Testament. Now in this Old Testament Library edition, the seminal study includes a new introductory essay by Theodore J. Lewis.