A Reader s Hebrew and Greek Bible Book
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A Reader s Hebrew and Greek Bible


  • Author : A. Philip Brown, II
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2010-03-19
  • Genre: Bibles
  • Pages : 2256
  • ISBN 10 : 0310325897

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A Reader s Hebrew and Greek Bible Book Description :

Ideal for students, pastors, and instructors familiar with the biblical languages, A Reader's Hebrew and Greek Bible saves time and effort in studying the Bible. Definitions for Greek and Hebrew words that occur less frequently appear as footnotes on every page, allowing the user to read the text quickly and to focus on parsing and grammatical issues (rather than paging through lexicons!). Presented in beautiful fine-grain black European leather.

Understanding the Hebrew Bible Book

Understanding the Hebrew Bible


  • Author : Elliott Rabin
  • Publisher : KTAV Publishing House, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN 10 : 0881258563

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Understanding the Hebrew Bible Book Description :

Understanding the Hebrew Bible: A Guide for the Perplexed is written clearly and jargon-free and provides an orientation to the vast compendium of biblical materials by explaining the different kinds of writing found in the Bible, including storytelling, law, history, prophecy, wisdom and poetry. Each section is informed by current biblical scholarship, but presented in a manner accessible to a general audience. Unlike other introductions that focus entirely on biblical history and its historical context, this book surveys the full range of biblical writing. A preface establishes a conceptual model for understanding the Bible, and explorers the differences between the traditional Jewish and Christian readings of this Scripture. Readers will discover in this book a concise, useful companion to the Book of Books.

Reading Hebrew Bible Narratives Book

Reading Hebrew Bible Narratives


  • Author : J. Andrew Dearman
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018-11
  • Genre: Bible
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190246488

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Reading Hebrew Bible Narratives Book Description :

Reading Hebrew Bible Narratives introduces readers to narrative traditions of the Old Testament and to methods of interpreting them. Part of the Essentials of Biblical Studies series, this volume presents readers with an overview of exegesis by mainly focusing on a self-contained narrative tobe read alongside the text. Through sustained interaction with the book of Ruth, readers have opportunities to engage a biblical book from multiple perspectives, while taking note of the wider implications of such perspectives for other biblical narratives. Other select texts from Hebrew Biblenarratives, related by theme or content to matters in Ruth, are also examined, not only to assist in illustrating this method of approach, but also to offer reinforcement of reading skills and connections among different narrative traditions. Considering literary analysis, words and texts incontext, and reception history, this brief introduction gives students an overview of how exegesis illuminates stories in the Bible.

The Hebrew Old Testament  Reader s Edition Book

The Hebrew Old Testament Reader s Edition


  • Author :
  • Publisher : Crossway Books
  • Release Date : 2020-10-22
  • Genre: Bibles
  • Pages : 2000
  • ISBN 10 : 1433571013

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The Hebrew Old Testament Reader s Edition Book Description :

The Hebrew Old Testament, Reader's Edition combines the text of the Westminster Leningrad Codex (WLC) with a running list of glosses of every word that occurs 75 times or less in the Hebrew Old Testament, for an easier reading experience in the original language. Those with limited knowledge of Hebrew can smoothly read the Hebrew text without needing to constantly refer to other reference resources--accelerating their facility with the Hebrew text and making their time more rewarding and more enjoyable as they read the Word of God. Likewise, readers with a more extensive grasp of Hebrew will find the accessible glossing a helpful tool for recalling vocabulary words. Single-column format, in accord with the earliest Hebrew manuscripts Running glosses of words that occur 75 times or less in the Hebrew Old Testament, placed below the Hebrew text Dictionary of frequent words in the back Complete morphological parsing of Hebrew verbs used in uncommon or difficult forms Smyth-sewn binding Packaging: Slipcase

Ancient Readers and their Scriptures Book

Ancient Readers and their Scriptures


  • Author : Garrick Allen
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2018-10-11
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 330
  • ISBN 10 : 9789004383371

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Ancient Readers and their Scriptures Book Description :

Ancient Readers and their Scriptures explores the ways that ancient Jews and Christians interpreted the Hebrew Bible in antiquity, focusing on the processes of reading that are preserved in the textual and material record of the corpora that engage Jewish scripture.

Graded Reader of Biblical Hebrew Book

Graded Reader of Biblical Hebrew


  • Author : Miles V. Van Pelt
  • Publisher : Zondervan Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Bibles
  • Pages : 237
  • ISBN 10 : 0310251575

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Graded Reader of Biblical Hebrew Book Description :

This graded reader introduces the second-year Hebrew student to various types of biblical Hebrew literature and contains various notations to assist him or her in the further advancement of Hebrew translation and exegesis.

Reading Between Texts Book

Reading Between Texts


  • Author : Danna Nolan Fewell
  • Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press
  • Release Date : 1992-01-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 285
  • ISBN 10 : 0664253938

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Reading Between Texts Book Description :

Intertextuality (the reading of one text in terms of another) is a diverse practice. It is a central and prevalent subject in poststructuralist literary theory. Reading between Texts is the first book to address intertextuality as it relates specifically to interpretation of the Hebrew Bible. The contributors bring together lucid theoretical discussion and sophisticated interpretations from a variety of backgrounds, offering biblical scholars and students a helpful and thorough introduction to the issues and possibilities of intertextuality. The Literary Currents in Biblical Interpretation series explores current trends within the discipline of biblical interpretation by dealing with the literary qualities of the Bible: the play of its language, the coherence of its final form, and the relationships between text and readers. Biblical interpreters are being challenged to take responsibility for the theological, social, and ethical implications of their readings. This series encourages original readings that breach the confines of traditional biblical criticism.

The Hebrew Bible As Literature Book

The Hebrew Bible As Literature


  • Author : Tod Linafelt
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-03-03
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9780195300079

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The Hebrew Bible As Literature Book Description :

The Hebrew Bible, or Christian Old Testament, contains some of the finest literature that we have. This biblical literature has a place not only in the synagogue or the church but also among the classics of world literature. The stories of Jacob and David, for instance, present the earliest surviving examples of literary characters whose development the reader follows over the length of a lifetime. Elsewhere, as in the books of Esther or Ruth, readers find a snapshot of a particular, fraught moment that will define the character. The Hebrew Bible also provides quite a few high points of lyric poetry, from the praise and lament of the Psalms to the double entendres in the love of poetry of the Song of Songs. In short, the Bible can be celebrated not only as religious literature but, quite simply, as literature. This book offers a thorough and lively introduction to the Bible's two primary literary modes, narrative and poetry, foregrounding the nuances of plot, character, metaphor, structure and design, and intertextual allusions. Tod Linafelt thus gives readers the tools to fully experience and appreciate the Old Testament's literary achievement. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Reading the Hebrew Bible with Animal Studies Book

Reading the Hebrew Bible with Animal Studies


  • Author : Ken Stone
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 150360375X

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Reading the Hebrew Bible with Animal Studies Book Description :

This book explores the significance of contemporary -animal studies- for the interpretation of animals and animal symbolism in the Hebrew Bible.

Reading the Hebrew Bible Book

Reading the Hebrew Bible


  • Author : Yaakov Elman
  • Publisher : Ktav Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 200?
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0881257893

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Reading the Hebrew Bible Book Description :

The Hebrew Bible, sacred scripture both to Judaism and to Christianity, has been a major religious influence for atleast 2000 years. Christianity, the daughter religion, asserted its independence from Judaism, the parent religion, by asserting the superiority of its won interpretation of the Hebrew Bible. As a result, Christians tend to be unfamiliar with Jewish biblical commentary. In the case of Islam, a younger daughter religion, Jewish commentary and the Bible itself have been ignored. Today, however, the situation is beginning to change, and many non-Jews are beginning to appreciate the potential of Jewish commentary for enhancing their understanding of the Bible. For such readers, and for Jews as well, Reading the Hebrew Bible is the perfect introduction to Jewish biblical commentary and commentators down through the ages. A through survey of the history of Jewish involvement with the Book of Books, it focuses in particular on the two basic approaches that have characterized Jewish biblical commentary almost from the beginning: a concern with the plain sense of the text, and an awareness of the Bible as a revealed work.

A reader s Greek New Testament Book

A reader s Greek New Testament


  • Author : Richard J. Goodrich
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 585
  • ISBN 10 : 0310248884

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A reader s Greek New Testament Book Description :

The Greek text that underlies the New International Version as reconstructed by Edward Goodrick and John Kohlenberger III, along with word definitions in footnotes for all words that occur thirty times or less in the New Testament.

A Reader s Hebrew English Lexicon of the Old Testament Book

A Reader s Hebrew English Lexicon of the Old Testament


  • Author : Terry A. Armstrong
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 704
  • ISBN 10 : 0310369800

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A Reader s Hebrew English Lexicon of the Old Testament Book Description :

The four volumes, now for the first time complete in one, enable the pastor and student to read the Hebrew Old Testament with relative ease. Appendixes list all Hebrew words occurring more than fifty times in the Old Testament and all Aramaic words occurring more than ten times.

Reading Women s Stories Book

Reading Women s Stories


  • Author : John Petersen
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN 10 : 0800636198

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Reading Women s Stories Book Description :

"...delves deeply into three stories of women in the Hebrew Bible (Hannah, Deborah, and Tamar) and explores issues of reading character, plot, and point of view"--P. 4 of cover.

Interested Parties Book

Interested Parties


  • Author : David J. A. Clines
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 1995-11-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 9780567588777

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Interested Parties Book Description :

One of the more creative Old Testament scholars of our time, David Clines offers an enjoyable and provocative set of studies on ideology. The title of a keynote essay, 'Why is There a Song of Songs, and What Does It Do to You If You Read It?', hints at the twin focus of the volume: the ideology of the writers, who bring the biblical texts into being, and the ideologies of the readers, who are shaped by the text at the same moment as they are shaping it in their own image. Among the essays are 'The Ten Commandments, Reading from Right to Left'; 'Metacommentating Amos'; 'David the Man: The Construction of Masculinity in the Hebrew Bible'; and 'Psalm 2 and the MLF (Moabite Liberation Front)'.

How to Read the Bible Book
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How to Read the Bible


  • Author : Marc Zvi Brettler
  • Publisher : Jewish Publication Society
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9780827610019

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How to Read the Bible Book Description :

Master Bible scholar and teacher Marc Brettler argues that today's contemporary readers can only understand the ancient Hebrew Scripture by knowing more about the culture that produced it. And so Brettler unpacks the literary conventions, ideological assumptions, and historical conditions that inform the biblical text and demonstrates how modern critical scholarship and archaeological discoveries shed light on this fascinating and complex literature. Brettler surveys representative biblical texts from different genres to illustrate how modern scholars have taught us to "read" these texts. Using the "historical-critical method" long popular in academia, he guides us in reading the Bible as it was read in the biblical period, independent of later religious norms and interpretive traditions. Understanding the Bible this way lets us appreciate it as an interesting text that speaks in multiple voices on profound issues. This book is the first "Jewishly sensitive" introduction to the historical-critical method. Unlike other introductory texts, the Bible that this book speaks about is the Jewish one -- with the three-part TaNaKH arrangement, the sequence of books found in modern printed Hebrew editions, and the chapter and verse enumerations used in most modern Jewish versions of the Bible. In an afterword, the author discusses how the historical-critical method can help contemporary Jews relate to the Bible as a religious text in a more meaningful way.