John J. Collins's A brief creation to the Hebrew Bible is among the most well liked introductory textbooks in faculties and seminary study rooms. Enriched by means of a long time of lecture room instructing, it truly is aimed explicitly at stimulated scholars, despite their earlier publicity to the Bible or religion commitments. This extra compact model of Collins's popular Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is mixed with much more student-friendly gains, together with charts, maps, pictures, bankruptcy summaries, and bibliographies for additional reading.
Collins proceeds during the canon of the outdated testomony and the Apocrypha, judiciously featuring the present country of old, archaeological, and literary realizing of the biblical textual content, and interesting the coed in questions of value and interpretation for the modern world.
The 3rd variation is gifted in a brand new and interesting layout with new maps and photographs. An index has been further to the quantity for the 1st time.
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