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Engaging the Christian scriptures : an introduction to the Bible

Author: Andrew E Arterbury; William H Bellinger; Derek S Dodson
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This one-semester textbook aids students as they engage in their first informed reading of the biblical text in an academic setting.


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Genre/Form: Introductions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew E Arterbury; William H Bellinger; Derek S Dodson
ISBN: 9780801039447 0801039444
OCLC Number: 994717077
Description: 276 p. : ill.
Contents: Contents1. Places to BeginWhy Read the Bible?How Did We Get the Bible?How Shall We Read the Bible?Suggested Reading2. PentateuchThe Old Testament WorldPrimeval HistoryAncestral StoriesExodus and CovenantSojourn in the WildernessTheological Reflection: Creation and CovenantSuggested Reading3. Former and Latter ProphetsHistorical and Social Contexts of the ProphetsSettlement in the Land (Joshua and Judges)Movement to Monarchy (Samuel and Kings)The Latter ProphetsExile and BeyondTheological Reflection: Crises of Monarchy and ExileSuggested Reading4. WritingsThe Context of the WritingsPoetry and WorshipPoetry and WisdomDanielThe Five ScrollsTheological Reflection: Faith and CultureSuggested Reading5. Between the TestamentsSociohistorical DevelopmentsReligious Beliefs and Practices in AntiquitySuggested Reading6. The Gospels and the Acts of the ApostlesThe World of the GospelsThe Genre and Literary Tradition of the GospelsThe Gospel according to MarkThe Gospel according to MatthewThe Gospel according to LukeThe Gospel according to JohnThe Acts of the ApostlesTheological Reflection: Unity and DiversitySuggested Reading7. Paul and the Pauline TraditionPaul's Life, Ministry, and LettersThe First Letter of Paul to the ThessaloniansThe Letter of Paul to the GalatiansThe First Letter of Paul to the CorinthiansThe Letter of Paul to the RomansAdditional Undisputed Letters of PaulThe Pauline TraditionTheological Reflection: The Contours of Paul's TheologySuggested Reading8. The General Letters and RevelationThe World of Early ChristiansThe Letter to the HebrewsThe Letter of JamesThe First Letter of PeterThe Second Letter of Peter and the Letter of JudeThe Johannine LettersThe Revelation to JohnTheological Reflection: A Fitting ConclusionSuggested ReadingIndexes
Responsibility: Andrew E Arterbury, WH Bellinger Jr, and Derek S Dodson.


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