Introduction to Biblical Studies Hardback

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Introduction to Biblical Studies

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This is an ideal introduction to modern biblical studies. Readers are introduced to questions of inspiration, canon and authority. This is followed by chapters on historical approaches to the Bible, such as source, form and redaction criticism. Comparisons with other literature, such as ancient flood stories or Egyptian psalms help to set the context for this. Moyise also asks such questions as 'How did we get the Bible?' and, 'why do modern versions of the Bible differ among themselves?' Moyise considers a number of approaches to the Bible. Beginning with literary criticism, he shows how texts 'speak' to readers and influence their attitudes, emotions and behaviour. This is followed by liberation, feminist and finally a variety of theological approaches used by those who consider the Bible to be sacred scripture. For the third edition Moyise has added two sections, one giving a basic outline of the biblical story together with a timeline and key dates, and another on dating the New Testament.

Introduction to Biblical Studies by Steve Moyise was published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC in June 2013. The ISBN for Introduction to Biblical Studies is 9780567608147.

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Page last updated 2nd May 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC (June 2013)
Edition3rd Revised edition
Weight374g
Number of Pages152
Thickness18 mm
Height216 mm
Width138 mm
ISBN9780567608147
ISBN-10056760814X
Product Code4039130
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