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An introduction to the Old Testament : the canon and Christian imagination

Author: Walter Brueggemann; Tod Linafelt
Publisher: Louisville : Westminster John Kno, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats
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"In this updated edition of the popular textbook, Walter Brueggemann and Tod Linafelt introduce the reader to the broad theological scope of the Old Testament, treating some of the most important issues and methods in contemporary biblical interpretation. This clearly written textbook focuses on the literature of the Old Testament as it grew out of religious, political, and ideological contexts over many centuries  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Introductions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Brueggemann; Tod Linafelt
OCLC Number: 812245630
Description: xii, 499 Seiten ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Walter Brueggemann and Tod Linafelt.

Abstract:

"In this updated edition of the popular textbook, Walter Brueggemann and Tod Linafelt introduce the reader to the broad theological scope of the Old Testament, treating some of the most important issues and methods in contemporary biblical interpretation. This clearly written textbook focuses on the literature of the Old Testament as it grew out of religious, political, and ideological contexts over many centuries in Israel's history. Covering every book in the Old Testament (arranged in canonical order), the authors demonstrate the development of theological concepts in biblical writings from the Torah through post-exilic Judaism. This introduction invites readers to engage in the construction of meaning as they venture into these timeless texts"--Provided by publisher.
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