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Opening the Old Testament [Paperback]

By Katharine Dell (Author)
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This succinct and innovative book shows readers how to read and appreciate the Old Testament: as history, as literature or as theology. Offering an ideal 'taster' of Old Testament themes and issues, the book encourages students to explore various forms of interpretation and develop a lively interaction with the texts.
Ideal for those with little experience and knowledge of the Old Testament who need an introduction to how to read it, and why it is still relevant to our world today
Integrates key themes and approaches in Old Testament scholarship, including theological, literary, and historical interpretations
Written from a predominantly Christian perspective, covering issues relating to the nature of the Old Testament, its authority, and contemporary relevance.

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Studio: Wiley-Blackwell
Pages   224
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.15" Width: 7.48" Height: 0.72"
Weight:   1 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 26, 2008
Publisher   Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN  1405125012  
ISBN13  9781405125017  

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More About Katharine Dell

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Katharine Dell is Senior Lecturer in Old Testament Studies in the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge and Fellow, Tutor and Director of Studies in Theology at St Catharine's College. She is the author of The Book of Proverbs in Social and Theological Context (2006), Seeking a Life that Matters: Lessons for today from the book of Proverbs (2002), Job, The Peoples' Bible Commentary (2002), Get Wisdom, Get Insight: An Introduction to Israel's Wisdom Literature (2000), Shaking a Fist at God: Understanding Suffering through the book of Job (1995) and The Book of Job as Sceptical Literature (1991). She is currently working on Ecclesiastes - the third mainstream wisdom book.

Katharine Dell has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies

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