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Introduction to the Bible

Author: Gregory W Dawes
Publisher: Collegeville, Minn. : Liturgical Press, ©2007.
Series: New Collegeville Bible commentary., Old Testament ;, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"To rescue Bible readers and students from turning their initial enthusiasm into boredom, Gregory Dawes gives us this Introduction to the Bible, the indispensable prologue to the entire series of the New Collegeville Bible Commentary.
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Genre/Form: Introductions
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory W Dawes
ISBN: 9780814628355 0814628354
OCLC Number: 71810020
Description: 80 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Origins of the Bible --
biblical canon --
formation of the Old Testament canon --
formation of the New Testament canon --
Texts and translations --
interpretation of the Bible --
task of interpretation --
Patristic and medieval interpretation (ca. 200-1500) --
Principles of patristic and medieval interpretation --
Patristic and medieval exegesis --
Reformation and counter-reformation (ca. 1500-1650) --
Bible and the church --
Catholic response --
Bible in the modern era (ca. 1650-today) --
development of historical criticism --
reception of historical criticism --
Postmodern biblical interpretation --
indeterminacy of meaning.
Series Title: New Collegeville Bible commentary., Old Testament ;, v. 1.
Responsibility: Gregory W. Dawes.
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