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The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures

The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures

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  • ISBN-13: 9780199946617
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Release Date: Nov 01, 2013
  • Edition: 3
  • Pages: 608 pages
  • Dimensions: 1.10 x 7.50 x 9.20 inches
  • Sales Rank: 43631

Overview

Lucidly written by leading biblical scholar Michael D. Coogan, this balanced, engaging, and up-to-date introduction to the Hebrew scriptures distills the best of current scholarship. Employing the narrative chronology of the Bible itself and the history of the ancient Near East as a framework, Coogan covers all the books of the Hebrew Bible, along with the deuterocanonical books included in the Bible used by many Christians. He works from a primarily historical and critical methodology but also introduces students to literary analysis and other interpretive strategies.

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