Karen Jobes and Moisis Silva have written a comprehensive, yet user-friendly introduction to the Septuagint primer that will be useful to students who are just beginning to study the Septuagint as well as to seasoned scholars. The authors explore themes such as the history of the Septuagint, the various versions available, its importance for biblical studies, and the current state of research. Their work moves from basic to more advanced issues and provides a practical and valuable introduction that will be warmly welcomed by those looking for a guide to the Septuagint, including both scholars and students.
This comprehensive yet user-friendly primer is useful to those who are just beginning to study the Septuagint. Now in paperback, the book explores the history of the Septuagint, the various versions available, and its importance for biblical studies.
"Admirably delivers what it promises: it is a clearly written and organized introduction to the Greek-language Hebrew Scriptures. . . . Highly recommended."--Library Journal
Karen H. Jobes (Ph.D., Westminster Theological Seminary) is Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis at Wheaton College.
Moisés Silva (Ph.D., University of Manchester) has taught biblical studies at Westmont College, Westminster Theological Seminary, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.