The Hebrew Bible for Beginners

by Joel N. Lohr (Author)P9780718093761, Joel S. Kaminsky (Author) }


The Hebrew Bible for Beginners

Format: Paperback

Vendor: Abingdon Press

Publication Date: September 15, 2015

ISBN: 1426775636

ISBN-13: 9781426775635

Number of Pages: 316

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Jews call the Hebrew Scriptures the “Tanakh” and Christians call them the “Old Testament.” It doesn\'t take long to see that Jews and Christians view the same set of books differently and interpret these scriptures in unique and at times conflicting ways. The Hebrew Bible for Beginners introduces students to the tremendous influence the Hebrew Bible has had on western society for over two millennia and explores the complexities of reading ancient religious literature today. The book also addresses how certain modern critical approaches may initially be alarming, indeed even shocking, to those who have not been exposed to them, but it tackles the conversation in a respectful fashion. Avoiding jargon and convoluted prose, this highly accessible volume provides textboxes, charts, a timeline, a glossary, and regularly includes artistic renderings of biblical scenes to keep lay and beginning readers engaged.

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