Understanding the Hebrew Bible

Understanding the Hebrew Bible

A Reader's Guide

Paperback - 2006
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Understanding the Hebrew Bible: A Guide for the Perplexed is written clearly and jargon-free and provides an orientation to the vast compendium of biblical materials by explaining the different kinds of writing found in the Bible, including storytelling, law, history, prophecy, wisdom and poetry. Each section is informed by current biblical scholarship, but presented in a manner accessible to a general audience. Unlike other introductions that focus entirely on biblical history and its historical context, this book surveys the full range of biblical writing. A preface establishes a conceptual model for understanding the Bible, and explorers the differences between the traditional Jewish and Christian readings of this Scripture. Readers will discover in this book a concise, useful companion to the Book of Books.
Publisher: Jersey City, N.J. : KTAV Pub. House, Inc., c2006.
ISBN: 9780881258561
0881258563
9780881258714
0881258717
Branch Call Number: 221.6
Characteristics: xv, 250 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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