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The Bible : a historical and literary introduction

Author: Bart D Ehrman; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, © 2018.
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Genre/Form: podręczniki
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bart D Ehrman; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780190621308 0190621303 9780190621315 0190621311
OCLC Number: 1084531002
Description: XVIII, 431 stron : ilustracje ; 26 cm.
Contents: List of Boxes: List of Maps: Preface: IntroductionWhy Study the Bible?Chapter 1. What Is the Bible?What Is the Bible?Putting the Bible on the MapChapter 2. Why Is the Bible So Hard to Understand?Challenges of Studying the BibleOur Literary ApproachExcursus: Our Approaches to the Bible: Our Historical ApproachChapter 3. The Book of GenesisThe Famous Stories of the Book of GenesisChapter 4. Who Wrote the Pentateuch?The Traditional ViewOral Traditions and Cultural ParallelsChapter 5. From Egypt to Mount Sinai: Exodus and LeviticusThe Book of ExodusThe Law of Moses (Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers)Chapter 6. From Mount Sinai to the Promised Land: Numbers and DeuteronomyThe Book of Numbers in a NutshellThe Book of DeuteronomyChapter 7. The Deuteronomistic History: Joshua and JudgesThe Deuteronomistic HistoryThe Book of JoshuaThe Book of JudgesChapter 8. The Books of Samuel and Kings1 and 2 Samuel1 and 2 KingsChapter 9. Early Israelite Prophets: Amos and IsaiahThe Rise of the ProphetsAmos of TekoaIsaiah of JerusalemChapter 10. Other Pre-exilic Prophets: Hosea, Micah, Nahum, Zephaniah, Jeremiah, and HabakkukHoseaMicahNahumZephaniahJeremiahHabakkukChapter 11. The Historians of Exile and Return: Ezra, Nehemiah, and BeyondEzra and NehemiahThe Later History of JudeaChapter 12. The Exilic and Post-Exilic ProphetsEzekiel 1Second IsaiahJoelObadiahHaggaiZechariahThird IsaiahMalachiChapter 13. The Poets of Ancient IsraelThe Nature of Hebrew PoetryThe Book of PsalmsThe Book of LamentationsThe Song of SongsChapter 14. Storytellers in Ancient IsraelRuthEstherJonahDaniel 1-61 and 2 ChroniclesChapter 15. The Wisdom LiteratureIntroduction to the Wisdom LiteratureProverbsJobEcclesiastesChapter 16. Jewish Apocalyptic Literature and the ApocryphaThe Rise of Jewish ApocalypticismOther Jewish Literature of the Period: The Deuterocanonical or Apocryphal BooksChapter 17. The World of Jesus and His FollowersOne Remarkable LifeThe Greco-Roman WorldJudaism in the Time of JesusPutting the New Testament and Early Christianity on the MapChapter 18. The Synoptic Problem and the Gospel of MarkThe Storyline of the Synoptic GospelsThe Synoptic ProblemThe Gospels as BiographiesThe Gospel of MarkChapter 19. The Gospels of Matthew and LukeThe Gospel of MatthewThe Gospel of LukeThe Synoptic Gospels and the Problem of HistoryChapter 20. The Gospel of John and the Later GospelsThe Gospel of JohnThe Other GospelsChapter 21. The Historical JesusProblems with Our SourcesJesus the Apocalyptic ProphetChapter 22. The Life of the Apostle PaulProblems in the Study of PaulA Brief Biography of PaulChapter 23. The Letters of Paul1 Thessalonians1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansPhilippiansPhilemonRomansChapter 24. The Acts of the ApostlesPaul During and After the New TestamentThe Acts of the ApostlesChapter 25. In the Wake of Paul: The Deutero-Pauline Letters2 ThessaloniansColossiansEphesiansThe Pastoral EpistlesChapter 26. The General Epistles and the Book of RevelationThe Letter to the HebrewsThe Letter of James1 Peter2 Peter1, 2, and 3 JohnJudeThe Apocalypse of JohnExcursus One: Jews and Christians in the Ancient World: Excursus Two: The Persecution of the Early Christians: Excursus Three: Orthodoxy and Heresy in Earliest Christianity: Chapter 27. Appendix: The Canon and Text of the Bible 3The Canon of the Hebrew BibleThe Canon of the New TestamentThe Text of the Hebrew BibleThe Text of the New TestamentGlossary: Credits: Index:
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