Introduction to the Bible Sacred Texts and Imperial Contexts
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $57.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 4/9/2010
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
|List of Figures|
|List of Maps|
|List of Boxes|
|List of Abbreviations|
|Overview of the Historical Period|
|Prologue: Orientation to Multiple Bibles and Multiple Translations|
|Studying the Bible in Its Ancient Context(s)|
|The Emergence of Ancient Israel and Its First Oral Traditions|
|Echoes of Empire in Monarchal Israel|
|Narrative and Prophecy amidst the Rise and Fall of the Northern Kingdom|
|Torah and Other Texts Written in the Wake of the Assyrian Empire|
|Bible for Exiles: Promise and Story in the Neo-Babylonian Empire|
|Persian Empire and the Emergence of a Temple-Centered Jewish Community|
|Hellenistic Empires and the Formation of the Hebrew Bible|
|Studying the New Testament in Its Ancient Context|
|Paul and his Letters in the Roman Colonial Context|
|Mark's Story of Jesus in the Midst of Roman Retribution|
|The Gospel of Matthew: Defining Community in the Wake of Destruction|
|Negotiating the Empire in Luke-Acts|
|The Gospel of John and the Johannine Epistles: Turning Inward as a Strategy for Life in the Empire|
|Variations on Responses to Empire in other New Testament Writings|
|Epilogue: The Final Formation of the Jewish and Christian Bibles|