Literary Criticism Of The Old Testament / Edition 1

Literary Criticism Of The Old Testament / Edition 1

by Norman C. Habel
     
 

This well-written introduction to the method of literary criticism gives the reader an awareness and appreciation of the rich diversity of thought found in the Old Testament. The student is shown how to identify the elements of structure, style, form, language, and composition in the books of the Old Testament. Norman Habel demonstrates how literacy criticism works… See more details below

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This well-written introduction to the method of literary criticism gives the reader an awareness and appreciation of the rich diversity of thought found in the Old Testament. The student is shown how to identify the elements of structure, style, form, language, and composition in the books of the Old Testament. Norman Habel demonstrates how literacy criticism works with examples which are familiar and well-suited for a beginner's level of study. The literary features of Genesis 1-9 are fully explored, then the author focuses on the importance of the Yahwist and priestly sources for the whole Pentateuch. This book's explanation of techniques used in the process of literary criticism will be valuable to both student and professor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800601768
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
09/01/1971
Series:
Guides to Biblical Scholarship
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
100
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.21(d)

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