New PDF release: An Introduction to the Old Testament: Sacred Texts and

By David M. Carr

ISBN-10: 1405184671

ISBN-13: 9781405184670

ISBN-10: 140518468X

ISBN-13: 9781405184687

This entire, introductory textbook is exclusive in exploring the emergence of the Hebrew Bible within the broader context of global heritage. It really makes a speciality of the impression of pre-Roman empires, empowering scholars with a richer knowing of outdated testomony historiography.

  • Provides a ancient context for college kids studying in regards to the improvement and altering interpretations of biblical texts
  • Examines how those early tales have been variously formed through interplay with the Mesopotamian and Egyptian, Assyrian, Babylonian, Persian, and Hellenistic empires
  • Incorporates fresh examine at the formation of the Pentateuch
  • Reveals how key biblical texts got here to be interpreted via Jewish, Christian, and Muslim faiths
  • Includes a number of student-friendly positive aspects, similar to research questions, assessment sections, bibliographies, timelines, and illustrations and photos

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