The New Cambridge History of the Bible Hardback

From the Beginnings to 600

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The New Cambridge History of the Bible

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Recent years have witnessed significant discoveries of texts and artefacts relevant to the study of the Old and New Testaments and remarkable shifts in scholarly methods of study. The present volume mirrors the increasing specialization of Old Testament studies, including the Hebrew and Greek Bibles, and reflects rich research activity that has unfolded over the last four decades in Pentateuch theory, Septuagint scholarship, Qumran studies and early Jewish exegesis of biblical texts. The second half of the volume discusses the period running from the New Testament to 600, including chapters on the Coptic, Syriac and Latin bibles, the 'Gnostic' use of the scriptures, pagan engagement with the Bible, the use of the Bible in Christian councils and in popular and non-literary culture. A fascinating in-depth account of the reception of the Bible in the earliest period of its history.

The New Cambridge History of the Bible was published by Cambridge University Press in May 2013. The ISBN for The New Cambridge History of the Bible is 9780521859387.

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Details for The New Cambridge History of the Bible

Page last updated 15th October 2016
Book FormatHardback
PublisherCambridge University Press (May 2013)
Number of Pages1006
Thickness55 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4024946
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