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How to read the Jewish Bible

Author: Marc Zvi Brettler
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. issued as an Oxford UP paperbackView all editions and formats
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Brettler focuses on reading the Hebrew Bible using a 'historical-critical method', explaining the literary conventions, ideological assumptions, and historical conditions that inform the Hebrew Bible  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Zvi Brettler
ISBN: 0195325222 9780195325225
OCLC Number: 254163680
Notes: Originally published under title: How to read the Bible.
Description: XVI, 384 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Preface to the paperback edition-Preface-Abbreviations-Reading as a Jew and as a Scholar-What is the Bible, Anyway?-The Art of Reading the Bible-A Brief History of Israel-With Scissors and Paste: The Source of Genesis-Creation vs. Creationism: Genesis 1-3 as Myth-The Ancestors as Heroes-Biblical Law: Codes and CollectionsIncense is Offensive to Me: The Cult in Ancient Israel-"In the Fortieth YearMoses Addressed the Israelites": Deuteronomy-"The Walls Came Tumbling Down": Reading Joshua-"May My Lord King David Live Forever": Royal Ideology in Samuel and Jude-"For Israel Tore Away from the House of David": Reading Kings-Revisionist History: Reading Chronicles-"Let Justice Well Up Like Water": Reading Amos-"They Shall Beat Their Swords into Plowshares": Reading (First) Isaiah-"I Will make this House like Shiloh": Reading Jeremiah-"I Will be for Them A Mini-Temple": Reading Ezekiel-"Comfort, Oh Comfort My People" The Exile and Beyond-"Those that Sleep in the DustWill Awake": Zechariah, Apocalyptic Literature, And Daniel-Prayer of Many Hearts: Reading Psalms-"Acquire Wisdom"-Reading Proverbs and Ecclesiastes-"Being But Dust and Ashes": Reading Job-"Drink Deep of Love!"-Reading Song of Songs-"Why Are You So KindWhy Am I a Foreigner?" Reading Ruth vs. Esther-The Creation of the Bible-Afterword: Reading the Bible as a Committed JewNotesSources CitedIndex of SubjectsIndex of Biblical Subjects and Other References
Other Titles: How to read the Bible
Responsibility: Marc Zvi Brettler.
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