Introduction to the Hebrew Bible, Third Edition - The Writings Third Edition

Introduction to the Hebrew Bible, Third Edition - The Writings Third Edition

by John J. Collins

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ISBN-13: 9781506446479
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 04/15/2018
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

John J. Collins is Holmes Professor of Old Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Yale Divinity School and author of many works, including, from Fortress Press, Encounters with Biblical Theology (2005), Does the Bible Justify Violence? (2004), and Daniel (Hermeneia, 1994).

Table of Contents

Maps 6

Illustrations 7

Publisher's Note 8

Abbreviations 9

Introduction: What Are the Hebrew Bible and Old Testament? 11

The Writings

1 Ezra and Nehemiah 37

2 The Books of Chronicles 55

3 The Psalms and Song of Songs 73

4 Proverbs 99

5 Job and Qoheleth 117

6 The Hebrew Short Story: Ruth, Esther, Tobit, Judith 139

7 Daniel, 1-2 Maccabees 157

8 The Deuterocanonical Wisdom Books: Ben Sira, Wisdom of Solomon, Baruch 185

9 From Tradition to Canon 205

Glossary 212

Index 214

Picture Acknowledgments 216

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