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Understanding the Bible

Understanding the Bible - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0072965483

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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2007
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Understanding the Bible - 7TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0072965483

Stephen Harris

ISBN13: 978-0072965483
ISBN10: 0072965487
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 07
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

This best-selling nonsectarian guide is designed for students undertaking their first systematic study of the Bible. It is the only single-volume introductory textbook that places each book of the Old Testament, Apocrypha, and the New Testament fully in its historical and cultural context. Understanding the Bible acquaints readers with the content as well as the major themes of each biblical book, and familiarizes them with the goals and methods of important scholarship.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1-The Bible: An Overview
Chapter 2-The Process of Formation: How the Bible Came to Be Written, Transmitted, Canonized, and Translated

Part I-The Hebrew Bible: Tanak, or Old Testament

Chapter 3-The Ancient Near East: The Environment that Produced the Bible
Chapter 4-The God of Israel: An Evolving Portrait
Chapter 5-The Torah: Five Books of Divine Teaching
Chapter 6-The Prophets (Nevi'im) I: The Story of Israel: From Promised Land to Exile
Chapter 7-The Prophets (Nevi'im) II: Individual Spokespersons for God
Chapter 8-The Writings (Kethuvim): Books of Poetry, Wisdom, Short Fiction, Apocalyptic Visions, and Sacred History
Chapter 9-Books of the Second Canon: The Apocrypha
Chapter 10-Between the Two Testaments: Greek Culture and the Growth of Multiple Judaisms

Part II-The New Testament

Chapter 11-Books of the New Testament: An Overview
Chapter 12-The Gospels: Four Portraits of Jesus
Chapter 13-The Continuing Quest for the Historical Jesus
Chapter 14-An Account of Christian Origins and the Pauline Letters
Chapter 15-General Letters and a Vision of End Time
Chapter 16-Interpreting the Judeo-Christian Bible in a Changed World

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