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A Book About the English Bible

Author: Josiah H Penniman
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [1931] ©1931
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Government publication : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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An interpretation of the Bible, including an explanation of its sources and their contents, the literary background and characteristics of the constituent books, and a history of English translations.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Josiah H Penniman
ISBN: 9781512821079 1512821071
OCLC Number: 1024015713
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Frontmatter --
PREFACE --
CONTENTS --
CHAPTER I. THE SOURCES OF THE ENGLISH BIBLE --
CHAPTER II. THE BACKGROUND OF THE OLD TESTAMENT --
CHAPTER III. THE BACKGROUND OF THE NEW TESTAMENT --
CHAPTER IV. POETIC FORMS IN THE BIBLE --
CHAPTER V. THE USES AND SOURCES OF IMAGERY AND ALLUSION IN THE BIBLE --
CHAPTER VI. BIBLICAL HISTORY --
CHAPTER VII. BIBLICAL STORIES --
CHAPTER VIII. THE PSALMS --
CHAPTER IX. THE SONG OF SOLOMON --
CHAPTER?. THE WISDOM BOOKS --
CHAPTER XI. THE BOOK OF JOB --
CHAPTER XII. PARABLES --
CHAPTER XIII. PROPHETS --
CHAPTER XIV. LETTERS AND HOMILIES --
CHAPTER XV. APOCALYPSES --
CHAPTER XVI. THE ENGLISH BIBLE IN MANUSCRIPT --
CHAPTER XVII. THE PRINTED ENGLISH BIBLE 1525-1539 --
CHAPTER XVIII. THE ENGLISH VERSIONS 1539-1582 --
CHAPTER XIX. THE ENGLISH VERSIONS 1582-1611 --
CHAPTER XX. THE ENGLISH VERSIONS 1611-1881 --
CHAPTER XXI. MODERN REVISIONS OF THE ENGLISH BIBLE 1881-1917 --
BIBLIOGRAPHY --
INDEX
Responsibility: Josiah H. Penniman.

Abstract:

An interpretation of the Bible, including an explanation of its sources and their contents, the literary background and characteristics of the constituent books, and a history of English translations.

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