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Brief Introduction to the Old Testament : The Hebrew Bible in Its Context (Paperback) (Michael D.

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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-sellingThe Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the HebrewScriptures, 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.
Number of Pages: 468
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Bible / Study / Old Testament
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Author: Michael D. Coogan
Language: English
Street Date: September 15, 2015
TCIN: 50180490
UPC: 9780190238599
Item Number (DPCI): 248-03-7674
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