A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament Paperback

The Hebrew Bible in its Context

by Cynthia R. Chapma; Michael David Coogan;

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A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament

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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-selling The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures, 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.

A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament by Cynthia R. Chapma; Michael David Coogan was published by Oxford University Press Inc in November 2015 and is our 52351st best seller. The ISBN for A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament is 9780190238599.

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Page last updated 9th December 2015
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherOxford University Press Inc (November 2015)
Edition3rd Revised edition
Number of Pages480
Thickness18 mm
Height235 mm
Width191 mm
Product Code4347059
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