A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible: Third Edition

Fortress Press
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John J. Collins's A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is one of the most popular introductory textbooks in colleges and seminary classrooms. Enriched by decades of classroom teaching, it is aimed explicitly at motivated students, regardless of their previous exposure to the Bible or faith commitments. This more compact version of Collins's renowned Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is combined with even more student-friendly features, including charts, maps, photographs, chapter summaries, and bibliographies for further reading.

Collins proceeds through the canon of the Old Testament and the Apocrypha, judiciously presenting the current state of historical, archaeological, and literary understanding of the biblical text, and engaging the student in questions of significance and interpretation for the contemporary world.

The third edition is presented in a new and engaging format with new maps and images. An index has been added to the volume for the first time.
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About the author

Christopher Partridge is professor of religion at Lancaster University and codirector of the Centre for the Study of Religion and Popular Culture.
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Publisher
Fortress Press
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Published on
Apr 15, 2018
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Pages
376
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ISBN
9781506446066
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Language
English
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Genres
Bibles / General
Religion / Biblical Studies / Old Testament
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This content is DRM protected.
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