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Historical Books : Interpreting Biblical Texts Series.

Author: Richard D Nelson
Publisher: Nashville : Abingdon Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Historical Books, Richard D. Nelson introduces neophyte readers to the basic concepts of history and historical writing and provides a simple framework of events and periods that can be used to situate historical data reported in texts or presupposed by them. Standard interpretive methods are accessibly explained and illustrated by consistent reference to 2 Samuel 24. The focus of discussion moves from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nelson, Richard D.
Historical Books : Interpreting Biblical Texts Series.
Nashville : Abingdon Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard D Nelson
ISBN: 9780687008438 0687008433
OCLC Number: 958564430
Description: 1 online resource (273 pages)

Abstract:

In The Historical Books, Richard D. Nelson introduces neophyte readers to the basic concepts of history and historical writing and provides a simple framework of events and periods that can be used to situate historical data reported in texts or presupposed by them. Standard interpretive methods are accessibly explained and illustrated by consistent reference to 2 Samuel 24. The focus of discussion moves from the narrow level of individual pericope to larger units of meaning. Because the ultimate goal is to expose the claims made on the reader by these biblical texts and to help the reader mak.

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