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The Blackwell companion to the Hebrew Bible

Author: Leo G Perdue
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2001
Series: Blackwell companions to religion.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive Companion to the Hebrew Bible offers a broad overview and survey of Old Testament study. It consists of newly commissioned articles from an impressive range of top international Old Testament scholars, from the UK, Europe, Israel, Canada and the US. Explores the history, archaeology, theology, sociology, and ancient Near Eastern context of the Hebrew Bible. Addresses questions of methodology,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xxx, 471 p
(DLC) 00069786
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leo G Perdue
ISBN: 9781782686927 1782686924
OCLC Number: 852539817
Description: 1 online resource (47 entries).
Contents: Preface : the Hebrew Bible in Current Research --
Part I. The Hebrew Bible in Modern Study --
1. Preparatory Issues in Approaching Biblical Texts / Antony F. Campbell, SJ --
2. Methods of Modern Literary Criticism / David Jobling --
3. Social Scientific Approaches / Charles E. Carter --
Part II. Israelite and Early Jewish History --
4. Early Israel and the Rise of the Israelite Monarchy / Carol Meyers --
5. The History of Israel in the Monarchic Period / Leslie J. Hoppe --
6. Exile, Restoration, and Colony: Judah in the Persian Empire / Robert P. Carroll --
Part III. Archaeology of Ancient Israel and Early Judaism --
7. Archaeology and the History of Israel / William G. Dever --
8. Biblical and Syro-Palestinian Archaeology / William G. Dever --
Part IV. The Religious and Social World of Ancient Israel and Early Judaism --
9. Canaan / Dennis Pardee --
10. The Household in Ancient Israel and Early Judaism / Joseph Blenkinsopp --
11. Archaeology, the Israelite Monarchy, and the Solomonic Temple / William G. Dever --
12. Schools and Literacy in Ancient Israel and Early Judaism / André Lemaire --
Part V. Old Testament Theology --
13. Modern Approaches to Old Testament Theology / Henning Graf Reventlow --
14. Symmetry and Extremity in the Images of yhwh / Walter Br.ueggemann --
15. Theological Anthropology in the Hebrew Bible / Phyllis A. Bird --
16. The Community of God in the Hebrew Bible / R.E. Clements --
17. Old Testament Ethics / Bruce C. Birch --
Part VI. The Torah --
18. Creation and Redemption in the Torah / Rolf Rendtorff --
19. Law and Narrative in the Pentateuch / Calum Carmichael --
Part VII. The Prophets --
20. Former Prophets: The Deuteronomistic History / Hermann Spieckermann --
21. Latter Prophets: The Major Prophets / Klaus Koch --
22. Latter Prophets: The Minor Prophets / James L. Crenshaw --
Part VIII. The Writings --
23. Narrative Texts: Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah / Ralph W. Klein --
24. The Psalter / Erhard S. Gerstenberger --
25. Wisdom Literature / Katharine J. Dell --
26. Apocalyptic Literature / John J. Collins.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to religion.
Other Titles: Companion to the Hebrew Bible
Hebrew Bible
Responsibility: edited by Leo G. Perdue.

Abstract:

This comprehensive Companion to the Hebrew Bible offers a broad overview and survey of Old Testament study. It consists of newly commissioned articles from an impressive range of top international Old Testament scholars, from the UK, Europe, Israel, Canada and the US. Explores the history, archaeology, theology, sociology, and ancient Near Eastern context of the Hebrew Bible. Addresses questions of methodology, interpretation, and the academic study of the Old Testament. Offers an ideal tool for students, not just for use on one course, but over several years of study.

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