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A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament: The Hebrew Bible in Its Context
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Publication date September 15, 2015
Pages 468
Binding Paperback
Edition 3
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780190238599
ISBN-10 0190238593
Dimensions 0.75 by 7.75 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.75 lbs.
Original list price $64.95
Other format details university press
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Engaging and accessible to students from all backgrounds, A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament: The Hebrew Bible in Its Context, Third Edition, is an updated and concise version of Michael D. Coogan's best-selling The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures, Third Edition (OUP, 2013). Coogan works primarily from a historical and critical methodology but also introduces students to literary analysis and other interpretive strategies.

Providing a nondenominational and nondoctrinal treatment, this text offers a unique and captivating introduction to the Hebrew scriptures themselves and to how they have been--and can be--interpreted.

PEDAGOGICAL FEATURES

* Chapter introductions connecting each chapter to the preceding material and previewing the material to come

* Chapter summaries that highlight key points and link each chapter to the rest of the book

* Important terms, boldfaced at their first appearance and defined in the glossary

* Numerous strategically placed text boxes that offer interesting and useful supplementary information

* Timelines, photos, illustrations, maps, and a four-color insert on Jerusalem in biblical times

* Review questions, suggestions for further reading, a general bibliography, and annotated bibliographies at the end of each chapter

* A FREE 6-month subscription to Oxford Biblical Studies Online (www.oxfordbiblicalstudies.com)--a $180 value--with the purchase of every new copy of this text.

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9780190238599 | details & prices | 468 pages | 7.75 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $64.95
About: Engaging and accessible to students from all backgrounds, A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament: The Hebrew Bible in Its Context, Third Edition, is an updated and concise version of Michael D.

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