By Leo G. Perdue

This accomplished The Blackwell better half to the Hebrew Bible deals a wide evaluation and survey of previous testomony learn. It involves newly commissioned articles from a magnificent diversity of most sensible overseas previous testomony students, from the united kingdom, Europe, Israel, Canada and the U.S..

  • Explores the background, archaeology, theology, sociology, and old close to jap context of the Hebrew Bible
  • Addresses questions of technique, interpretation, and the educational examine of the outdated testomony
  • Features an invaluable creation that gives an summary of the self-discipline, and a advisor to the interconnections among person articles
  • Offers a terrific software for college students, not only to be used on one direction, yet over numerous years of analysis

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Philadelphia: Westminster, 1984). The series of booklets, Guides to Biblical Scholarship, with an Old Testament series and a New Testament series, published by Fortress Press. Bibliography Campbell, A. and M. O’Brien, Sources of the Pentateuch: Texts, Introductions, Annotations (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1993). ——, Unfolding the Deuteronomistic History: Origins, Upgrades, Present Text (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2000). , The First Civilizations: The Archaeology of their Origins (London: Thames and Hudson, 1968).

Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1992). , “The Bible in the Making: The Scriptures at Qumran,” in E. Ulrich and J. , The Community of the Renewed Covenant: The Notre Dame Symposium on the Dead Sea Scrolls (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame, 1994), 77–93. , Basic Forms of Prophetic Speech (Philadelphia: Westminster, 1967). CHAPTER 2 Methods of Modern Literary Criticism David Jobling The work surveyed in this chapter is the outcome of meetings between biblical studies and the discipline of “literary criticism” – the critical study of world literature focused in departments of English and other languages, or of comparative literature.

Kaiser, O. and W. Kümmel, Exegetical Method: A Student’s Handbook (New York: Seabury. German copyright: 1963; translator’s copyright: 1967). Morgan, R. with J. Barton, Biblical Interpretation (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988). , Old Testament Exegesis: A Guide to the Methodology (translated from the 13th German edition by J. D. Nogalski. Second edition. SBLRBS 39. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1998). German versions have been in use for over 25 years. , Old Testament Exegesis: A Primer for Students and Pastors (2nd edn.

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