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Oxford Illustrated History of the Bible

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ISBN-10: 0198601182

ISBN-13: 9780198601180

Edition: 2001

Authors: John Rogerson

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Here is the story of a book--the Bible--a book like no other, which has been in continuous use for nearly 2000 years. In this new Oxford history, a distinguished team of scholars presents an authoritative account of that story, richly illustrated, and based on the latest research. Readers will learn how a collection of writings in Semitic languages and in Greek--writings that we now call the Books of the Bible--developed over a period of about 800 years and how, even before the Bible existed as one volume, its constituent parts were interpreted and subjected to a scrutiny that no other writing has had to endure. The contributors trace the routes by which the canon of Scripture was…    
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/19/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 412
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.860
Language: English

List of Plates
Information on Contributors
Introduction
The Making of the Bible
The Historical Background
The Old Testament
The Apocrypha
The New Testament
The Making of the Bible
Text and Translation
The Hebrew Bible
The Apocrypha
The New Testament
Modern Translations
The Study and Use of the Bible
Preface
The Early Church
The Middle Ages to the Reformation
The Reformation to 1700
1700 to the Present
The Bible in the Eastern Churches
The Bible in Judaism
The Bible in Literature
Contemporary Interpretation
Preface
Feminist Scholarship
Liberation Theology: Latin America
Liberation Theology: Africa and the Bible
Liberation Theology: Europe
Epilogue
Further Reading
Acknowledgement of Sources
Index