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Invitation to the Septuagint (2nd Edition)

Karen H JobesMoises Silva

Invitation to the Septuagint (2nd Edition)

Karen H JobesMoises Silva

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:This comprehensive yet user-friendly primer to the Septuagint (LXX) acquaints readers with the Greek versions of the Old Testament. It is accessible to students, assuming no prior knowledge about the Septuagint, yet is also informative for seasoned scholars. The authors, both prominent Septuagint scholars, explore the history of the LXX, the various versions of it available, and its importance for biblical studies. This expanded new edition has been substantially revised and updated to reflect major advances in Septuagint studies. Appendixes offer helpful reference resources for further study.

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:This comprehensive yet user-friendly primer to the Septuagint (LXX) acquaints readers with the Greek versions of the Old Testament. It is accessible to students, assuming no prior knowledge about the Septuagint, yet is also informative for seasoned scholars. The authors, both prominent Septuagint scholars, explore the history of the LXX, the various versions of it available, and its importance for biblical studies. This expanded new edition has been substantially revised and updated to reflect major advances in Septuagint studies. Appendixes offer helpful reference resources for further study.
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Meet the Authors

Karen H Jobes

Karen H. Jobes is the Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis at Wheaton College. She is the author of many articles and several books, including The NIV Application Commentary: Esther.

Moises Silva

Moises Silva (PhD, University of Manchester) has taught biblical studies at Westmont College, Westminster Theological Seminary, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is the revising editor of the Zondervan Pictorial Encyclopedia of the Bible and the author of six books, including Biblical Words and Their Meaning, a commentary on Philippians, and Interpreting Galatians.

Table Of Contents

  • :contents

    list Of Illustrations
    preface To The Second Edition
    preface To The First Edition
    map
    time Line
    introduction: Why Study The Septuagint?
    part 1: The History Of The Septuagint
    1. The Origin Of The Septuagint And Other Greek Versions
    2. The Transmission Of The Septuagint
    3. The Septuagint In Modern Times
    4. The Septuagint As A Translation
    part 2: The Septuagint In Biblical Studies
    5. The Language Of The Septuagint
    6. Establishing The Text Of The Septuagint
    7. Using The Septuagint For The Textual Criticism Of The Hebrew Bible
    8. The Judean Desert Discoveries And Septuagint Studies
    9. The Septuagint And The New Testament
    10. Interpreting The Septuagint
    part 3: The Current State Of Septuagint Studies
    11. Our Predecessors: Septuagint Scholars Of A Previous Generation
    12. Current Studies In Language And Translation
    13. Reconstructing The History Of The Text
    14. Theological Development In The Hellenistic Age
    appendixes
    a. Major Organizations And Research Projects
    b. Reference Works
    c. Glossary
    d. Differences In Versification Between English Versions And The Septuagint
    e. The Abbreviations And Symbols Of The Göttingen Critical Apparatus
    indexes

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  • Catalogue Code 431670
  • Product Code 9780801036491
  • ISBN 0801036496
  • EAN 9780801036491
  • Pages 432
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Academic
  • Publication Date Dec 2015
  • Sales Rank #16551
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 30 mm
  • Weight 0.582kg

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