Biblical Literacy: The Most Important People, Events, and Ideas of the Hebrew Bible / Edition 1

Biblical Literacy: The Most Important People, Events, and Ideas of the Hebrew Bible / Edition 1

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by Joseph Telushkin, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin
     
 

In the tradition of Stephen Prothero’s Religious Literacy and Ken Davis’s Don’t Know Much About the Bible, Biblical Literacy is a one-stop course on the Bible that offers readers—whether religious or not—every Bible story and passage they need to know. Professor Tim Beal has selected the Bible stories that have

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Overview

In the tradition of Stephen Prothero’s Religious Literacy and Ken Davis’s Don’t Know Much About the Bible, Biblical Literacy is a one-stop course on the Bible that offers readers—whether religious or not—every Bible story and passage they need to know. Professor Tim Beal has selected the Bible stories that have shaped history and our world and provides the key information we need to understand their significance and meaning. Whether atheist or believer, readers will benefit from this entry-level course into the heart of the most influential book ever written.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780688142971
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Pages:
656
Sales rank:
369,533
Product dimensions:
6.43(w) x 9.73(h) x 2.09(d)

Meet the Author

Joseph Telushkin is a rabbi, scholar, and the bestselling author of eighteen books, among them A Code of Jewish Ethics and Hillel. His book Jewish Literacy is the widest-selling work on the topic of Judaism. He lives with his wife, Dvorah, in New York City, and lectures regularly throughout the United States.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. 1People and Events
IGenesis
IIExodus
IIILeviticus
IVNumbers
VDeuteronomy
VIJoshua
VIIJudges
VIIII and II Samuel
IXI and II Kings
XIsaiah
XIJeremiah
XIIEzekiel
XIIIThe Twelve Minor Prophets
XIVPsalms
XVProverbs
XVIJob
XVIIThe Five Scrolls
XVIIIDaniel
XIXEzra and Nehemiah
XXI and II Chronicles: The Bible's Final Books
Pt. 2Laws and Ideas
XXIGenesis
XXIIExodus
XXIIILeviticus
XXIVNumbers
XXVDeuteronomy
Pt. 3The 316 Laws of the Torah
App. IThe Books of Hebrew Bible in Order of Appearance
App. IIDates of Major Biblical Events and Characters
Bibliography
Index

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