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Introduction to the Hebrew Bible /

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Main Author: Collins, John Joseph, 1946-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Minneapolis, MN : Fortress Press, c2004.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: What are the Hebrew Bible and Old Testament
  • pt. 1. The Torah/Pentateuch. The Near Eastern context
  • The nature of the Pentateuchal narrative
  • The primeval history
  • The patriarchs
  • The exodus from Egypt
  • The revelation at Sinai
  • The priestly theology : Exodus 25-40, Leviticus, and Numbers
  • Deuteronomy
  • pt. 2. The Deuteronomistic history. Joshua
  • Judges
  • First Samuel
  • Second Samuel
  • 1 Kings 1-16 : Solomon and the divided monarchy
  • 1 Kings 12-2 Kings 25 : Tales of prophets and the end of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah
  • pt. 3. Prophecy. Amos and Hosea
  • Isaiah, Micah, Nahum, and Zephaniah
  • The Babylonian era : Habakkuk, Jeremiah, and Lamentations
  • The Exilic Period : Ezekiel and Obadiah
  • The additions to the Book of Isaiah
  • Postexilic prophecy : Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi, Joel
  • pt. 4. The writings. Ezra and Nehemiah
  • The books of Chronicles
  • The Psalms and Song of Songs
  • Proverbs
  • Job and Qoheleth
  • The Hebrew short story : Ruth, Jonah, Esther, Tobit, Judith
  • Daniel, 1-2 Maccabees
  • The Deuterocanical Wisdom books : Ben Sira, Wisdom of Solomon, Baruch
  • From tradition to canon.