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An introduction to the literature of the Old Testament.

S. R. Driver

An introduction to the literature of the Old Testament.

by S. R. Driver

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Published by Meridian Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. O.T. -- Introductions,
  • Hebrew literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesThe Meridian library,, ML3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1140 .D8 1956
    The Physical Object
    Pagination577 p.
    Number of Pages577
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6201464M
    LC Control Number56010898
    OCLC/WorldCa832903

    The Old Testament (abbreviated OT) is the first part of the Christian biblical canon, which is based primarily upon the twenty-four books of the Hebrew Bible (or Tanakh), a collection of ancient religious Hebrew writings by the Israelites believed by most Christians and religious Jews to be the sacred Word of second part of Christian Bibles is the New Testament, written in . "An Introduction to the Old Testament: Exploring Text, Approaches Issues by John Goldingay is an excellent guide through the deep trenches of the Old Testament Scriptures. Goldingay is a seasoned professor and has provided the reader with a welcomed balance between the 'need to know' information of the Old Testament and the 'want to know.

    The Wisdom literature of the Hebrews may be challenging for Western minds to grasp, but it is very rewarding. Craig Bartholomew and Ryan O'Dowd have helped the student of the Bible's Wisdom literature immensely with their new book "Old Testament Wisdom Literature: A Theological Introduction", from IVP Academic. Interpreting the Prophetic Word book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An Introduction to the Prophetic Literature of the Old Testament” as Want to Read: An Introduction to the Prophetic Literature of the Old Testament. Write a review. Eric Chappell rated it really liked it/5.

    The book, The Old Testament: A Concise Introduction, was published in October by Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group). No background knowledge by readers is presumed in this easy-to-read, accessible, and reliable primer on the rich anthology of literatures that make up the Old Testament and the long history of biblical interpretation that. This second edition of An Introduction to the Old Testament integrates and interacts with recent developments in Old Testament scholarship. An upper-level introduction that includes callouts, charts, and graphs, it offers a solid understanding of three key issues: historical background, literary analysis, and theological message.


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Old Testament Wisdom Literature: A Theological Introduction by Craig G. Bartholomew and Ryan P. O’Dowd is a clear and accessible introduction to wisdom literature with a unique focus upon the theological contribution of the Old Testament books.

The goal of the book is to open a conversation amongst readers towards an embrace and embodiment of /5(13). 1 Kings, with an Introduction to Historical Literature is Volume IX of The Forms of the Old Testament Literature, a series that aims to present a form-critical analysis of every book and each unit in the Hebrew Bible.

Fundamentally exegetical, the FOTL volumes examine the structure, genre, setting, and intention of the biblical literature in Reviews: 1.

47 rows  Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey (Encountering Biblical Studies) 74%(1). Samuel Rolles Driver () was an English divine and Hebrew scholar, known for his textual and critical study of the Old Testament.

He wrote other books, such as A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on Deuteronomy,The Book Of Genesis,A Treatise on the Use of the Tenses in Hebrew and Some Other Syntactical Questions, etc. He wrote in the Preface to this /5(3). Biblical literature - Biblical literature - Old Testament literature: The Torah, or Pentateuch (Five Scrolls), traditionally the most revered portion of the Hebrew canon, comprises a series of narratives, interspersed with law codes, providing an account of events from the beginning of the world to the death of Moses.

Modern critical scholarship tends to hold that there were originally. In the introduction to this volume, George Coats discusses narrative in general and the principal Old Testament narratives in particular.

He then sets the book of Genesis in its larger Old Testament context, analyzing its major sections and subsections. Each of the succeeding chapters treats one of the major sections. A bibliography heads each chapter, and a shorter.

Old Testament Wisdom Literature: A Theological Introduction by Craig G. Bartholomew and Ryan P. O’Dowd is a clear and accessible introduction to wisdom literature with a unique focus upon the theological contribution of the Old Testament books. The goal of the book is to open a conversation amongst readers towards an embrace and embodiment of 4/5.

A Brief Introduction. Author: Christoph Levin; Publisher: Princeton University Press ISBN: Category: Religion Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» A current and concise introduction to the largest component of the Bible examines the origins, history, and development of the Old Testament, along with the editorial history underlying its various.

Just what Catholic colleges and seminaries have longed for. A solid, up-to-date overview of contemporary scholarship's understanding of the language, literature, history, and culture of the ancient Hebrews; how the Old Testament is seen in the light of the New; and how each book is cited in the modern 3-year lectionary.

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Eminent biblical scholar Michael D. Coogan offers here a wide-ranging and stimulating exploration of the Old Testament, illuminating its importance as history, literature, and sacred explains the differences between the Bible of Jewish tradition (the "Hebrew Bible") and the Old Testament of Christianity, and also examines the different contents of the Bibles used by.

The ideas of democracy, individual worth, freedom in its various forms, the rights of humans, divine purpose in the world, human destiny — all find their origin, in part, in the literature of the Old Testament. The influence of this book is also reflected in. Introduction to the Old Testament.

by John Edgar McFadyen. John Edgar McFadyen B. (Oxon), M. A., D. (17 July ) a Scottish theologian, was professor of language, literature and Old Testament theology in the University of Glasgow.

He was born in Glasgow and died in [1]. Introduction to the Old Testament. Ernst Sellin 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

individual influence interpretation introduction Isaiah Israel Israelite Jerusalem Judah Judges Kings lament later literary literature material means mention Moses narrative Numbers oracle origin passages Pentateuch. (These are taken from R. Harrison's Introduction to the Old Testament, p.

For further discussion of the unity of the book see E. Young's Introduction to the Old Testament, p. SPECIAL TOPIC: MATTHEW III.

DATE. From Zech. we learn that the prophet began his ministry in the second year of Darius. RLST Introduction to the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) Lecture 20 - Responses to Suffering and Evil: Lamentations and Wisdom Literature Overview.

This lecture begins with the Book of Lamentations, a short book of dirges that laments the destruction of Jerusalem and moves on to introduce the third and final section of the Hebrew Bible - the. The different methodological approaches make it a significant advance over many other introductions.

The author's writing style and the clarity of organization make his book a very useful tool." — Robert Gnuse, The Catholic Biblical Quarterly "I consider this to be a distinguished contribution to the study of the Old Testament literature.

This course examines the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) as an expression of the religious life and thought of ancient Israel, and a foundational document of Western civilization. A wide range of methodologies, including source criticism and the historical-critical school, tradition criticism, redaction criticism, and literary and canonical.

The heart of this important book is a detailed survey of each book in the Hebrew canon, section by sectionexamining the content; problems arising from literary analysis and research; how the work originated and developed; its theology; notes on reception history.

Au courant of the latest Continental scholarship. pages, softcover. T&T Clark Handbook Of The Old Testament: Pages:. Lecture 23 - Visions of the End: Daniel and Apocalyptic Literature Overview.

The Book of Ruth, in which a foreign woman enters the community of Israel and becomes great-grandmother to none other than King David, expresses a view of gentiles entirely opposed to .Old Testament Literature is the second course in Cedarville's Bible Minor sequence.

The biblical narrative will come alive as you join our undergraduate students and explore how the chapters, stories, events, and literary forms all fit together in God's redemptive story.

This survey course traces the history of the Hebrew nation from its origin. Old Testament Wisdom Literature provides an informed introduction to the Old Testament wisdom books Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Job. Establishing the books in the context of ancient Near Eastern wisdom traditions and literature, the authors move beyond the scope of typical introductions to discuss the theological and hermeneutical implications Author: Craig G.

Bartholomew.