Studying the Bible : The Tanakh and Early Christian Writings / Gregory Eiselein
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- In English.
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- Section I Introduction -- Chapter One The Bible and Literature -- Chapter Two The Composition, Editing, and Transmission of the Bible -- Section II The Hebrew Bible -- Chapter Three The Torah -- Chapter Four The Former Prophets -- Chapter Five The Latter Prophets -- Chapter Six The Writings -- Chapter Seven Apocalypse -- Chapter Eight The Apocrypha and Post-Exilic Literature -- Section III The Early Christian Writings -- Chapter Nine The Gospels -- Chapter Ten The Acts of the Apostles -- Chapter Eleven The Pauline Letters -- Chapter Twelve The General Letters
- Studying the Bible: The Tanakh and Early Christian Writings is a university-level, textbook introduction to the study of the Bible, its literary forms, and historical and cultural contexts. This textbook is a companion to the Bible courses taught in the English Department at Kansas State University, in particular ENGL 470 The Bible, though it is available for use in other courses and contexts. This textbook examines the Hebrew Bible (also known as the Tanakh) and the early Christian writings of the New Testament. It is an introduction to the analysis of biblical texts, their histories, and their interpretations. The emphasis throughout this textbook is on the literary qualities of these biblical texts as well as their cultural and historical contexts.
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