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Overview A landmark textbook made accessible for the beginning college student * Thoroughly updated charts and graphs, reflection guides, and study questions * Richly illustrated with maps and photographs * Companion Web site features professor - and student-friendly resources
Publishers Description One of the pioneers of the socioliterary study of the Hebrew Bible introduces the beginning student to the social forces that shaped ancient Israel's history and scriptures. Norman K. Gottwald brings new light to every book of the Hebrew Bible, and to the older traditions and sources on which those writings in part depend, paying particular attention to the rise and fallof empires and the social revolution achieved in Israel's beginnings. Rebecca J. Kruger Gaudino has prepared a clear and concise abridgement of Gottwald's classic textbook, now thoroughly updated and lavishly illustrated with maps, diagrams, and photos.
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Studio: Fortress Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.1" Width: 7.4" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.9 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2008
Publisher AUGSBURG FORTRESS PUB. #99
ISBN 080066308X ISBN13 9780800663087
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More About Norman K. Gottwald
Norman K. Gottwald is Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies, New York Theological Seminary, and Adjunct Professor of Old Testament, Pacific School of Religion, San Francisco.
Norman K. Gottwald currently resides in the state of New York. Norman K. Gottwald was born in 1926.
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A scholarly and educational read for those who want to better understand the early roots of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Jun 11, 2009
Every book has a story behind it, and in the case of major religious texts, ever chapter has a story behind it. "The Hebrew Bible: A Brief Socio-Literary Introduction" explores this vital and important text that has affected the three major western religions of the world. Going over the Hebrew Bible book by book, dissecting the history behind it and how it came into Hebrew gospel, author Norman Gottwald applies his knowledge well to these Old Testament affairs. "The Hebrew Bible" is a scholarly and educational read for those who want to better understand the early roots of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.