History and Ideology in the Old Testament: Biblical Studies at the End of a Millennium The Hensley Henson Lectures for 1997 delivered to the University of Oxford

History and Ideology in the Old Testament: Biblical Studies at the End of a Millennium The Hensley Henson Lectures for 1997 delivered to the University of Oxford

by James Barr

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History and Ideology in the Old Testament: Biblical Studies at the End of a Millennium The Hensley Henson Lectures for 1997 delivered to the University of Oxford by James Barr

Part of The Hensley Henson Lectures for 1997 delivered to the University of Oxford.

Focusing on the Old Testament and the history of Israel, this book brings together aspects of controversy about the Bible at the end of the millennium. Author James Barr examines the nature of biblical narrative, asking whether the Bible expresses actual historical events or the ideological and religious aspirations of writers in much later times.

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ISBN-13: 9780199280537
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 03/24/2005
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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