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Introduction to the Hebrew Bible: The Deuteronomistic History (Third Edition)

John J Collins

Introduction to the Hebrew Bible: The Deuteronomistic History (Third Edition)

John J Collins

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John J. Collins's 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.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.In order to enhance classroom use, Collins's major text has now been divided into four volumes, one for each major part of the Hebrew Bible. This volume focuses on the Deuteronomistic History. Here, Collins explores the books of Joshua through 2 Kings, the main account of Israel's history.The volume also contains the introduction to Collins's major text and is now available with even more student-friendly features, including charts, maps, photographs, chapter summaries, and bibliographies for further reading. Collins presents the current state of historical, archaeological, and literary understandings of the biblical text and engages the student in questions of significance and interpretation for the contemporary world.

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About "Introduction to the Hebrew Bible: The Deuteronomistic History (Third Edition)"

John J. Collins's 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.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.In order to enhance classroom use, Collins's major text has now been divided into four volumes, one for each major part of the Hebrew Bible. This volume focuses on the Deuteronomistic History. Here, Collins explores the books of Joshua through 2 Kings, the main account of Israel's history.The volume also contains the introduction to Collins's major text and is now available with even more student-friendly features, including charts, maps, photographs, chapter summaries, and bibliographies for further reading. Collins presents the current state of historical, archaeological, and literary understandings of the biblical text and engages the student in questions of significance and interpretation for the contemporary world.
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Meet the Author

John J Collins

John J. Collins (Ph.D.,Harvard University) is Holmes Professor of Old Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Yale Divinity School. He has authored or edited thirty books, including Introduction to the Hebrew Bible, Daniel (Hermeneia Commentary Series), and The Scepter and the Star: The Messiahs of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Other Ancient Literature. He has served as president of the Catholic Biblical Association, president of the Society of Biblical Literature, and editor of the Journal of Biblical Literature.

Table Of Contents

  • Mapsillustrationsprefacepreface To The Second Editionpreface To The Third Editionabbreviationsintroduction: What Are The Hebrew Bible And Old Testament?the Deuteronomistic History 9 The Book Of Joshua10 Judges11 First Samuel12 Second Samuel13 1 Kings 1-11: Solomon And The Divided Monarchy14 1 Kings 12-2 Kings 25: Tales Of Prophets And The End Of The Kingdomglossaryindex

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  • Catalogue Code 517201
  • Product Code 9781506446431
  • ISBN 1506446434
  • EAN 9781506446431
  • Pages 156
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Old Testament
  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Publication Date Apr 2018
  • Sales Rank #75573
  • Dimensions 234 x 190 x 10 mm

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