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The Old Testament

Author: Amy-Jill Levine; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., ©2001.
Series: Great courses (DVD)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Library edView all editions and formats
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These twenty-four lectures offer an introduction to the history, literature, and religion of ancient Israel and early Judaism as it is presented in the collection of texts called the Old Testament, the Hebrew Bible, and the Tanakh. Attention is given not only to the content of the biblical books but also to the debates over their meaning and the critical methods through which they have been interpreted.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Amy-Jill Levine; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1565855507 9781565855502 1598030655 9781598030655
OCLC Number: 57616848
Notes: Course no. 653.
Performer(s): Lecturer: Amy-Jill Levine.
Description: 4 videodiscs (720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 course guidebooks (part 1. pages ii, 74, part 2. pages 74 ; 22 cm).
Details: DVD, region 1.
Contents: pt. 1. lecture 1. In the beginning --
lecture 2. Adam and Eve --
lecture 3. Murder, flood, dispersion --
lecture 4. Abraham, Sarah, and Hagar --
lecture 5. Isaac --
lecture 6. The Jacob saga --
lecture 7. Folklore analysis and type scenes --
lecture 8. Moses and Exodus --
lecture 9. The God of Israel --
lecture 10. Covenant and law, part I --
lecture 11. Covenant and law, part II --
lecture 12. The "conquest." --
pt. 2. lecture 13. The Book of Judges, part I --
lecture 14. The Book of Judges, part II --
lecture 15. Samuel and Saul --
lecture 16. King David --
lecture 17. From King Solomon to preclassical prophecy --
lecture 18. The prophets and the fall of the north --
lecture 19. The southern kingdom --
lecture 20. Babylonian exile --
lecture 21. Restoration and theocracy --
lecture 22. Wisdom literature --
lecture 23. Life in the diaspora --
lecture 24. Apocalyptic literature.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)
Responsibility: Amy-Jill Levine.

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These twenty-four lectures offer an introduction to the history, literature, and religion of ancient Israel and early Judaism as it is presented in the collection of texts called the Old Testament, the Hebrew Bible, and the Tanakh. Attention is given not only to the content of the biblical books but also to the debates over their meaning and the critical methods through which they have been interpreted.

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