Introduction to the Hebrew Bible

ISBN-10: 0800629914

ISBN-13: 9780800629915

Edition: 2004

Authors: John J. Collins

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List price: $59.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 3/29/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 700
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

Donald Senior , C.P., is President and Professor of New Testament at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. John J. Collins , Ph.D., is Holmes Professor of Old Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Yale University. He is currently serving as president of the Society of Biblical Literature.

Introduction : what are the Hebrew Bible and old testament?
The torah/pentateuch
The near Eastern context
The nature of the pentateuchal narrative
The primeval history
The patriarchs
The exodus from Egypt
The revelation at Sinai
The priestly theology : Exodus 25-40, Leviticus, and numbers
The deuteronomistic history
First Samuel
Second Samuel
1 Kings 1-16 : Solomon and the divided monarchy
1 Kings 12 - 2 Kings 25 : tales of prophets and the end of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah
Amos and Hosea
Isaiah, Micah, Nahum, and Zephaniah
The Babylonian era : Habakkuk, Jeremiah, and lamentations
The Exilic period : Ezekiel and Obadiah
The additions to the book of Isaiah
Postexilic prophecy : Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi, Joel
The writings
Ezra and Nehemiah
The books of chronicles
The psalms and song of songs
Job and Qoheleth
The Hebrew short story : Ruth, Jonah, Esther, Tobit, Judith
Daniel, 1-2 maccabees
The deuterocanonical wisdom books : Ben Sira, wisdom of Solomon, Baruch
From tradition to canon
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