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  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Release : 01 April 2018
  • ISBN : 1506445993
  • Page : 376 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 voters

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John J. Collins's A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is one of the most popular introductory textbooks in colleges and seminary classrooms. Enriched by decades of classroom teaching, it is aimed explicitly at motivated students, regardless of their previous exposure to the Bible or faith commitments. This more compact version of Collins's renowned Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is combined with even more student-friendly features, including charts, maps, photographs, chapter summaries, and bibliographies for further reading.Collins proceeds through the canon of the Old Testament and the Apocrypha, judiciously presenting the current state of historical, archaeological, and literary understanding of the biblical text, and engaging the student in questions of significance and interpretation for the contemporary world.The third edition is presented in a new and engaging format with new maps and images. An index has been added to the volume for the first time.

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A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible

A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible
  • Author : John J. Collins
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04
  • ISBN : 1506445993
GET THIS BOOKA Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible

John J. Collins's A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is one of the most popular introductory textbooks in colleges and seminary classrooms. Enriched by decades of classroom teaching, it is aimed explicitly at motivated students, regardless of their previous exposure to the Bible or faith commitments. This more compact version of Collins's renowned Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is combined with even more student-friendly features, including charts, maps, photographs, chapter summaries, and bibliographies for further reading.Collins proceeds through

The Hebrew Bible As Literature

The Hebrew Bible As Literature
  • Author : Tod Linafelt
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-03-03
  • ISBN : 9780195300079
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The Hebrew Bible, or Christian Old Testament, contains some of the finest literature that we have. This biblical literature has a place not only in the synagogue or the church but also among the classics of world literature. The stories of Jacob and David, for instance, present the earliest surviving examples of literary characters whose development the reader follows over the length of a lifetime. Elsewhere, as in the books of Esther or Ruth, readers find a snapshot of a

A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible

A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible
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  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-15
  • ISBN : 9781506446066
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John J. Collins's A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is one of the most popular introductory textbooks in colleges and seminary classrooms. Enriched by decades of classroom teaching, it is aimed explicitly at motivated students, regardless of their previous exposure to the Bible or faith commitments. This more compact version of Collins's renowned Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is combined with even more student-friendly features, including charts, maps, photographs, chapter summaries, and bibliographies for further reading. Collins proceeds through

The Hebrew Bible as Literature: A Very Short Introduction

The Hebrew Bible as Literature: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Tod Linafelt
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-12
  • ISBN : 9780199910472
GET THIS BOOKThe Hebrew Bible as Literature: A Very Short Introduction

The Hebrew Bible, or Christian Old Testament, contains some of the finest literature that we have. This biblical literature has a place not only in the synagogue or the church but also among the classics of world literature. The stories of Jacob and David, for instance, present the earliest surviving examples of literary characters whose development the reader follows over the length of a lifetime. Elsewhere, as in the books of Esther or Ruth, readers find a snapshot of a

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  • Author : Timothy Lim
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-03-23
  • ISBN : 9780198779520
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Since their discovery in 1947, the Dead Sea Scrolls have become an icon in popular culture that transcends their status as ancient Jewish manuscripts. Everyone has heard of the Scrolls, but amidst the conspiracies, the politics, and the sensational claims, it can be difficult to separate the myths from the reality. In this Very Short introductions, Timothy Lim discusses the cultural significance of the finds, and the religious, political and legal controversies during the seventy years of study since the discovery.

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : 1451411316
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  • Author : John Joseph Collins
  • Publisher : Augsburg Fortress Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014
  • ISBN : 9781451469233
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Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is one of the most reliable and widely adopted critical textbooks at undergraduate and graduate levels alike. The text is aimed explicitly at motivated students regardless of their previous exposure to the Bible or faith commitments. Collins proceeds through the canon of the Old Testament and the Apocrypha, judiciously presenting the current state of historical, archaeological, and literary understanding of the biblical text, and engaging the student in questions of significance and interpretation for the

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-10-28
  • ISBN : 9780198863335
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017
  • ISBN : 9780199730988
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-06-08
  • ISBN : 9781119636670
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Discover the historical and social context of one of the most influential works ever written with this authoritative new resource The newly revised second edition of The Hebrew Bible: A Contemporary Introduction to the Christian Old Testament and Jewish Tanakh delivers a brief and up-to-date introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament in the broader context of world history. Its treatment of the formation of the Bible amidst different historical periods allows readers to understand the biblical texts in context.

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  • Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press
  • Release Date : 2004-01-01
  • ISBN : 0664227511
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Introduction to the Hebrew Bible

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  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04
  • ISBN : 1506445985
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John J. Collins's Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is one of the most reliable and widely adopted critical textbooks at undergraduate and graduate levels alike, and for good reason. Enriched by decades of classroom teaching, it is aimed explicitly at motivated students, regardless of their previous exposure to the Bible or faith commitments. The approach is ecumenical, in the sense that it seeks not to impose any particular theological perspective but to provide information and raise questions that should be

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  • Author : Richard Bauckham
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-07-28
  • ISBN : 9780199575275
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Bauckham shows that Jesus was devoted to the God of Israel, with a special focus on God's fatherly love and compassion, and like every Jewish teacher he expounded the Torah, but did so in his own distinctive way.

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  • Author : Norman Solomon
  • Publisher : Oxford Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 1996-10-03
  • ISBN : 9780191606472
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Norman Solomon's succinct book is an ideal introduction to Judaism as a religion and way of life. In addition to answering questions such as Who are Jews? and How did Judaism Develop?, this Very Short Introduction outlines the basics of practical Judaism-its festivals, prayers, customs, and various sects. Modern concerns and debates of the Jewish people are also addressed, such as the impact of the Holocaust, the establishment of the State of Israel, the status of women, and medical and

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  • Author : Michael David Coogan,Cynthia R. Chapman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2019-06
  • ISBN : 0190903759
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