Item description for Understanding the Old Testament (Cambridge Bible Commentaries on the Old Testament) by O. Jessie Lace...
Overview Deals with the background of the Bible but focuses on the geographical setting, the pre-history, the social and political history as well as the story of the ideas which grew up out of this culture.
Publishers Description The New English Bible has benefited not only from advances in the understanding of ancient language and discoveries of new manuscripts and methods, but also from the recent growth in knowledge of the social and political history of the biblical period and the development of new ways of evaluating prehistory. In Understanding the Old Testament the essentials of the background and context of the Old Testament and Apocrypha are set out as concisely as possible to enable the reader to understand the meaning and significance of much that can only be appreciated fully with the help of this background material. The geographical setting, the prehistory, the social and political history, as well as the nature of the ideas which grew in this context are all described. The literary point i=of view is on the Old Testament and Apocrypha presented in the companion volume, The Making of the Old Testament.
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Studio: Cambridge University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.73" Width: 5.02" Height: 0.65" Weight: 0.51 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 1973
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Series Cambridge Bible Commentary - New
ISBN 052109691X ISBN13 9780521096911
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