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Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 692 Vendor: Fortress Press Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.25 (inches) ISBN: 0800698339 ISBN-13: 9780800698331
This Introduction attempts to offer a different model for the discipline from that currently represented. It seeks to describe the form and function of the Hebrew Bible in its role as sacred scripture for Israel. It argues the case that the biblical literature has not been correctly understood or interpreted because its role as religious literature has not been correctly assessed.