Hebrew Bible: A Socio-Literary Introduction

Hebrew Bible: A Socio-Literary Introduction

by Norman K. Gottwald, Barbara J. MacHaffie
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0800636171

ISBN-13: 9780800636173

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers

An ideal introduction, now enhanced with CD-ROM

Along with an overview of the Hebrew Bible, including introductions to each book, Gottwald provides social analysis of ancient Israel and how these books fit into that society. His acute treatment of literary genres, social conflicts, and contemporary scholarship makes this an indispensable textbook and

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An ideal introduction, now enhanced with CD-ROM

Along with an overview of the Hebrew Bible, including introductions to each book, Gottwald provides social analysis of ancient Israel and how these books fit into that society. His acute treatment of literary genres, social conflicts, and contemporary scholarship makes this an indispensable textbook and reference work.

The volume contains many charts, study questions, and other aids, now enhanced by the new CD-ROM, which contains copious aids:
*complete, searchable text of the book
*glossary hyperlinked to the text of the book
*NRSV hyperlinks
*student assignments and discussion questions
*a wealth of internet links
*notetaking, bookmarking, and highlighting capabilities

Minimum System requirements: Computer/Processor: Pentium 133 MHz or faster (Pentium 300 MHz processor recommended). CD-ROM drive. Operating System: Microsoft Windows 98 or later-will run on Windows 98/98SE/Me/NT 4.0 (SP3)/2000/XP. Memory: Windows 98/Me/ NT: 64 MB; Windows 2000/XP: 64 MB (128 MB recommended). Hard Drive Space: 60 MB minimum. Monitor Resolution: 800 x 600 or larger.

Author Biography: Norman K. Gottwald is Professor of Old Testament Emeritus at New York Theological Seminary. He is the author of numerous works, including The Tribes of Yahweh, All the Kingdoms of the Earth, A Light to the Nations, and The Politics of Ancient Israel.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800636173
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
7.05(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.58(d)

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