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The Bible and the believer : how to read the Bible critically and religiously

Author: Marc Zvi Brettler; Peter Enns; Daniel J Harrington
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
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Can the Bible be approached both as sacred scripture and as a historical and literary text? For many people, it must be one or the other. How can we read the Bible both ways? This work brings together three biblical scholars, one Jewish, one Catholic, and one Protestant, to illustrate how to read the Hebrew Bible/ Old Testament critically and religiously. Here the authors tackle a dilemma that not only haunts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Zvi Brettler; Peter Enns; Daniel J Harrington
ISBN: 9780199863006 0199863008
OCLC Number: 777327394
Description: ix, 210 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The historical-critical reading of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament --
My Bible: a Jew's perspective / Marc Zvi Brettler --
Response by Daniel J. Harrington --
Response by Peter Enns --
Reading the Bible critically and religiously: Catholic perspectives / Daniel J. Harrington --
Response by Peter Enns --
Response by Marc Zvi Brettler --
Protestantism and biblical criticism: one perspective on a difficult dialogue / Peter Enns --
Response by Marc Zvi Brettler --
Response by Daniel J. Harrington.
Responsibility: Marc Zvi Brettler, Peter Enns, Daniel J. Harrington.
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How can one read the Bible both critically and religiously? To answer that question, The Bible and the Believer enlists one Jewish, one Catholic, and one Protestant biblical scholar who explain and  Read more...

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"The three scholarly authors of The Bible and the Believer- one for each of the Jewish, Catholic, and Protestant traditions -challenge readers religiously and intellectually." --The Catholic Read more...

 
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