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A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 496 Nombre de pages
Zusatztext This is an outstanding textbook. It is clear in its organization, presentation, and prose. Informationen zum Autor Mich... Lire la suite
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Zusatztext This is an outstanding textbook. It is clear in its organization, presentation, and prose. Informationen zum Autor Michael D. Coogan is Lecturer on Old Testament/Hebrew Bible at the Harvard Divinity School and the Director of Publications for the Harvard Semitic Museum. He is the author of The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures, Third Edition (OUP, 2013), A Reader of Ancient Near Eastern Texts (2012), and The Old Testament: A Very Short Introduction (2008), all published by Oxford UniversityPress.Cynthia R. Chapman is the Adelia A.F. Johnston and Harry Thomas Frank Associate Professor of Religion at Oberlin College, where she has taught biblical studies for twelve years. She is the author of The Gendered Language of Warfare in the Israelite-Assyrian Encounter (2004) and is currently completing a second book on maternal kinship titled The House of the Mother: The Social Function of Maternal Kin in Biblical Hebrew Narrative andPoetry. Zusammenfassung Engaging and accessible to students from all backgrounds, A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament: The Hebrew Bible in Its Context, Third Edition, is an updated and concise version of Michael D. Coogan's best-selling The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures, Third Edition (OUP, 2013). Coogan works primarily from a historical and critical methodology but also introduces students to literary analysis andother interpretive strategies.Providing a nondenominational and nondoctrinal treatment, this text offers a unique and captivating introduction to the Hebrew scriptures themselves and to how they have beenâand can beâinterpreted.PEDAGOGICAL FEATURES* Chapter introductions connecting each chapter to the preceding material and previewing the material to come* Chapter summaries that highlight key points and link each chapter to the rest of the book* Important terms, boldfaced at their first appearance and defined in the glossary* Numerous strategically placed text boxes that offer interesting and useful supplementary information* Timelines, photos, illustrations, maps, and a four-color insert on Jerusalem in biblical times* Review questions, suggestions for further reading, a general bibliography, and annotated bibliographies at the end of each chapter* A FREE 6-month subscription to Oxford Biblical Studies Online (www.oxfordbiblicalstudies.com)âa $180 valueâwith the purchase of every new copy of this text. ...

This is an outstanding textbook. It is clear in its organization, presentation, and prose.

Auteur
Michael D. Coogan is Lecturer on Old Testament/Hebrew Bible at the Harvard Divinity School and the Director of Publications for the Harvard Semitic Museum. He is the author of The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures, Third Edition (OUP, 2013), A Reader of Ancient Near Eastern Texts (2012), and The Old Testament: A Very Short Introduction (2008), all published by Oxford University Press. Cynthia R. Chapman is the Adelia A.F. Johnston and Harry Thomas Frank Associate Professor of Religion at Oberlin College, where she has taught biblical studies for twelve years. She is the author of The Gendered Language of Warfare in the Israelite-Assyrian Encounter (2004) and is currently completing a second book on maternal kinship titled The House of the Mother: The Social Function of Maternal Kin in Biblical Hebrew Narrative and Poetry.

Résumé
Engaging and accessible to students from all backgrounds, A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament: The Hebrew Bible in Its Context, Third Edition, is an updated and concise version of Michael D. Coogan's best-selling The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures, Third Edition (OUP, 2013). Coogan works primarily from a historical and critical methodology but also introduces students to literary analysis and other interpretive strategies. Providing a nondenominational and nondoctrinal treatment, this text offers a unique and captivating introduction to the Hebrew scriptures themselves and to how they have beenand can beinterpreted. PEDAGOGICAL FEATURES * Chapter introductions connecting each chapter to the preceding material and previewing the material to come * Chapter summaries that highlight key points and link each chapter to the rest of the book * Important terms, boldfaced at their first appearance and defined in the glossary * Numerous strategically placed text boxes that offer interesting and useful supplementary information * Timelines, photos, illustrations, maps, and a four-color insert on Jerusalem in biblical times * Review questions, suggestions for further reading, a general bibliography, and annotated bibliographies at the end of each chapter * A FREE 6-month subscription to Oxford Biblical Studies Online (www.oxfordbiblicalstudies.com)a $180 valuewith the purchase of every new copy of this text.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament
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Code EAN: 9780190238599
ISBN: 978-0-19-023859-9
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Oxford University Press
Genre: Religion et théologie
nombre de pages: 496
Poids: 794g
Taille: H235mm x B195mm x T19mm
Année: 2015
Auflage: 3 Rev ed.