John J. Collins's A brief creation to the Hebrew Bible is likely one of the preferred introductory textbooks in schools and seminary school rooms. Enriched by means of a long time of school room educating, it really is aimed explicitly at influenced scholars, despite their prior publicity to the Bible or religion commitments. This extra compact model of Collins's well known Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is mixed with much more student-friendly positive factors, together with charts, maps, photos, bankruptcy summaries, and bibliographies for additional reading.
Collins proceeds during the canon of the outdated testomony and the Apocrypha, judiciously featuring the present kingdom of historic, archaeological, and literary knowing of the biblical textual content, and interesting the scholar in questions of value and interpretation for the modern world.
The 3rd version is gifted in a brand new and interesting structure with new maps and pictures. An index has been extra to the amount for the 1st time.
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