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Old Testament Textual Criticism: A Practical Introduction

Old Testament Textual Criticism: A Practical Introduction

by Ellis R. Brotzman, Eric J. Tully
Old Testament Textual Criticism: A Practical Introduction

Old Testament Textual Criticism: A Practical Introduction

by Ellis R. Brotzman, Eric J. Tully

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Overview

A Readable, Updated Introduction to Textual Criticism

This accessibly written, practical introduction to Old Testament textual criticism helps students understand the discipline and begin thinking through complex issues for themselves. The authors combine proven expertise in the classroom with cutting-edge work in Hebrew textual studies. This successful classic (nearly 25,000 copies sold) has been thoroughly expanded and updated to account for the many changes in the field over the past twenty years. It includes examples, illustrations, an updated bibliography, and a textual commentary on the book of Ruth.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493404759
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/19/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 272
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Ellis R. Brotzman (PhD, New York University), now retired, was senior professor of Old Testament at Tyndale Theological Seminary in the Netherlands for more than twenty years. He lives in Houghton, New York.

Eric J. Tully (PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison) is assistant professor of Old Testament and Semitic languages at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois.

Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction
1. Writing in the Ancient Near East
2. A Brief Overview of the Transmission of the Old Testament Text
3. Hebrew Texts of the Old Testament
4. Ancient Translations of the Old Testament
5. Critical Editions of the Old Testament Text
6. Scribal Changes in the Old Testament Text
7. Principles and Practice of Textual Criticism
8. Textual Commentary on the Book of Ruth
Conclusion
Appendix A: An English Key to BHS
Appendix B: What Text(s) Are We Attempting to Reconstruct?
Glossary
Indexes

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