The Bible : a historical and literary introduction / Bart D. Ehrman.
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|Robertson Library||BS475.3.E37 2014||37348007255698||STACKS||Available||-|
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|Subject:||Bible > Introductions.
- ISBN: 9780195308167
- ISBN: 0195308166
- Physical Description: xvii, 410 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
- Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 
- Copyright: ℗♭2014.
|General Note:|| Includes index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| What is the bible? and why is it so hard to understand? -- The Book of Genesis -- From Egypt to the promised land: Exodus to Deuteronomy -- The Deuteronomistic history: Joshua to 2 kings -- The early Israelite prophets -- The historians and prophets of exile and return -- The poets and storytellers of ancient Israel -- Wisdom and apocalyptic literature -- The world of Jesus and his followers -- The synoptic gospels: Matthew, Mark, and Luke -- The Gospel of John, later gospels, and the historical Jesus -- The life and letters of Paul -- The Acts of the Apostles and the Deutero-Pauline Epistles -- The general Epistles and the Book of Revelation -- Appendix: the Canon and text of the bible.
|Summary:|| "[R]enowned biblical scholar and New York Times bestselling author...presents his long-awaited survey of the Bible. Comprehensive yet succinct, current in scholarship, rich in pedagogical tools, and easily accessible to students of all backgrounds, this is an ideal textbook for one-semester courses on the Bible. Ehrman covers every book in the canon, including The Apocrypha, explaining the historical and literary problems posed by the biblical texts and showing students how to analyze scholarly evidence and conclusions." -- back cover.