The Blackwell Companion to the Hebrew Bible
The Blackwell Companion to the Hebrew Bible   -     Edited By: Leo G. Perdue
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The Blackwell Companion to the Hebrew Bible

Edited By: Leo G. Perdue
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"A splendid volume that brings together contributors from a number of distinguished Hebrew specialists. There are five main sections covering methodology, history, archaeology, religious and social context, and theology. Excellent, accessible, and authoritative,"---Theological Book Review. 600 pages, softcover.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 600
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Dimensions: 9.75 X 6.75 (inches)
ISBN: 1405127201
ISBN-13: 9781405127202

Publisher's Description

This comprehensive The Blackwell Companion to the HebrewBible offers a broad overview and survey of Old Testamentstudy. It consists of newly commissioned articles from animpressive range of top international Old Testament scholars, fromthe UK, Europe, Israel, Canada and the US.
  • Explores the history, archaeology, theology, sociology, andancient Near Eastern context of the Hebrew Bible
  • Addresses questions of methodology, interpretation, and theacademic study of the Old Testament
  • Features a useful introduction that provides an overview of thediscipline, and a guide to the interconnections between individualarticles
  • Offers an ideal tool for students, not just for use on onecourse, but over several years of study

Editorial Reviews

“A very well-balanced introduction to the main lines ofacademic readings of the Hebrew Bible … The result is exactlywhat editor Perdue claims: ‘a coherent, up-to-dateintroduction to the major areas of Old Testament biblicalscholarship’. Recommended for all libraries; all readershiplevels and groups.”


“The very informative and comprehensive contributions areall written by internationally leading scholars. The companion is awelcome and helpful tool for modern biblical study and deservesattention from a wide range of readers.”

Dr Konrad Schmid, University of Heidelberg

" The volume will undoubtedly be a useful reference work, ...enabling undergraduate students in particular to orientatethemselves when embarking on OT studies."

Iwan Rhys Jones, The Evangelical Theological College of WalesBryntirion

"Most of us who teach Old Testament/Hebrew Bible continue tosearch for the perfect textbook. Might the BlackwellCompanion signal an end to the quest,... The BlackwellCompanion is a monumental work, produced from the labor of many atthe apex of their scholarly careers."

Esther E. Menn, Lutheran School of Theology atChicago

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