The Meaning of the Bible

What the Jewish Scriptures and Christian Old Testament Can Teach Us
Product Number: EB00241508
Released: Mar 21, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062098597
Publisher: HarperOne
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Description

In The Meaning of the Bible: What the Jewish Scriptures and Christian Old Testament Can Teach Us, preeminent biblical scholars Douglas A. Knight and Amy-Jill Levine deliver a broad and engaging introduction to the Old Testament-also known as the Tanakh or Hebrew Bible-offering a wealth of compelling historical background and context for the sacred literature that is at the heart of Judaism and Christianity. John Shelby Spong, author of Re-Claiming the Bible for a Non-Religious World writes, "Levine and Knight have combined to write a book on the Bible that is as academically brilliant as it is marvelously entertaining. By placing our scriptures into their original Jewish context they have opened up startling and profound new insights. This is a terrific book."

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Genre: Religion, History
Original Publish Date: Nov 08, 2011

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