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brief introduction to the Old Testament the Hebrew Bible in its context by Michael David Coogan

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bible. -- O.T. -- History of Biblical events,
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Language, style

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMichael D. Coogan.
ContributionsCoogan, Michael David.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS1197 .C559 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19287885M
ISBN 109780195332728
LC Control Number2008034190

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  The book fully explains the development of the Old Testament canon, as well as the editorial history underlying its various parts, including the five books of Moses, the prophetic books, and the Psalms. Examining the Old Testament in its historical context, it also sheds new light on many of the shorter books, including Jonah, Job, Ruth, the Song of Solomon, Ecclesiastes, Esther, and by: 2. Engaging and accessible to students from all backgrounds, A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament: The Hebrew Bible in Its Context, Second Edition, is an updated, concise, and more pedagogical version of Michael D. Coogan's best-selling The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures, Second Edition (OUP, )/5(27).   In the Christian Bible, the Old Testament’s first section is usually called the Pentateuch, which means “five volumes” or “five scrolls.” Torah, the Hebrew word for these first five books, means “law,” an apt name for this section because these books include the law that God established to govern Israel, including their worship and rituals. This volume introduces ancient Israel's Scriptures, or the Hebrew Bible, commonly called the Old Testament. It also traces the legacy of monotheism first found in the pages of the Old Testament. Where pertinent to the message of the Old.

2. The New Testament books were written after the life and death of Jesus Christ, between 45 to about 95 A.D. 3. The apostle John wrote the book called Revelation sometime in the 90s A.D. How the Bible was Written and by Whom 1. The Old Testament was written mostly in the Hebrew language, and a few small parts in a related language called Aramaic. The purpose of this book is to provide a comprehensive introduction to the complexities of the Old Testament; it also provides the basic knowledge required for students of O.T. theology. This widely used textbook appears here in its second English edition and is based on the fifth German edition (). Engaging and accessible to students from all backgrounds, A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament: The Hebrew Bible in Its Context is an updated, concise, and more pedagogical version of Michael D. Coogan's best-selling The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures (OUP, )/5. Introducing the 39 Books of the Old Testament "And beginning at Moses and all the Prophets, He expounded unto them in all the Scriptures the things concerning He said unto them, These are the words which I spake unto you, while.

Introduction. The following table contains a list of the 39 Old Testament books as listed in a typical Protestant Bible. As you may know, the Catholic and Protestant Bibles differ in the number of books that each considers to be divinely inspired. A brief introduction to the Old Testament - Coogan (summary) This is a very detailed summary of chapter of the book 'A brief introduction to the Old Testament' from Michael D. Coogan. I've summarized ch. in my vernacular, so therefore these chapters are not included in this file. The Old Testament contains images, symbols, and teachings about the Lord Jesus Christ and His role as the Savior of Heavenly Father’s children. Providing a nondenominational and nondoctrinal treatment, A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament offers a unique and captivating introduction to the Hebrew scriptures themselves and to how they.