T&T Clark Handbook Of The Old Testament: An Introduction To The Literature, Religion And History Of The Old Testament  -     By: Jan Christian Gertz, Angelika Berlejung, Conrad Schmid
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T&T Clark Handbook Of The Old Testament: An Introduction To The Literature, Religion And History Of The Old Testament

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The heart of this important book is a detailed survey of each book in the Hebrew canon, section by section---examining the content; problems arising from literary analysis and research; how the work originated and developed; its theology; notes on reception history. Au courant of the latest Continental scholarship. 560 pages, softcover.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 560
Vendor: T&T Clark International
Dimensions: 8.80 X 5.40 (inches)
ISBN: 0567253686
ISBN-13: 9780567253682

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Beginning with methods and sources, this Handbook looks at the Biblical text, archaeology, other texts, and iconography. It explores varying exegetical methods, including historical criticism, canonical approach, feminist, social scientific and liberation theology. Methods in archaeology, Hebrew epigraphic and iconography are also covered.

The second section is devoted to the history and religious history of Ancient Israel. Introductory matters, such as fundamental terminology and definitions, ethnic identity, ancestors and the dead, geography and time reckoning are explicated before the book moves on to a historical survey from the Iron Age (c. 1200 BCE) to the early Roman period (ending about 63 CE).

The heart of the book is a detailed survey of the Hebrew canonical books, section by section and book by book. The discussion for each book includes: biblical presentation and content; problems arising from the history of literary analysis and research; the origin and growth of the writing; the theology; and notes on reception history. This book will provide students with everything they need to study the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament.

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