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A short introduction to the Hebrew Bible

A short introduction to the Hebrew Bible

Author: John J Collins
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Introductions
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John J Collins
OCLC Number: 1151395932
Notes: "This book is an abridgment edition of Introduction to the Hebrew Bible with CD-ROM, published by Fortress Press in 2004"--Pref.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 324 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps)
Contents: The Near Eastern context --
The nature of the Pentateuchal narrative --
The primeval history --
The Patriarchs --
The Exodus from Egypt --
The revelation at Sinai --
The priestly theology : Exodus 25-40, Leviticus, and Numbers --
Deuteronomy --
Joshua --
Judges --
First Samuel --
Second Samuel --
First Kings 1-16 : Solomon and the divided monarchy --
First Kings 17-Second Kings 25 : tales of prophets and the end of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah --
Amos and Hosea --
Isaiah --
The Babylonian era : Jeremiah and Lamentations --
Ezekiel --
The additions to the Book of Isaiah --
Postexilic prophecy: Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi, Joel --
Ezra and Nehemiah --
The Books of Chronicles --
The Psalms and Song of Songs --
Proverbs --
Job and Qoheleth --
The Hebrew short story: Ruth, Jonah, Esther --
Daniel, 1-2 Maccabees --
The deuterocanonical wisdom books: Ben Sira, Wisdom of Solomon --
From tradition to canon.
Responsibility: John J. Collins.
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