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John J. Collins

John J. Collins is Holmes Professor of Old Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Yale Divinity School and author of many works, including, from Fortress Press, Daniel (Hermeneia, 1994), Does the Bible Justify Violence? (2004), and Encounters with Biblical Theology (2005).

Book List

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July 1, 2014

A marvel of conciseness, John J. Collins' A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is quickly becoming one of the most popular introductory textbooks in colleges and university classrooms. The second edition has been carefully revised to take the latest scholarly developments into account.

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July 1, 2014

A leading textbook in studying the Hebrew Bible, this Course Pack is designed to help students in their research of and knowledge of the Hebrew Bible. The text is aimed explicitly at motivated students regardless of their previous exposure to the Bible or faith commitments.

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July 1, 2014

John J. Collins' Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is one of the most reliable and widely adopted critical textbooks at undergraduate and graduate levels alike. The second edition has been updated with the latest findings in biblical scholarship and is presented in a new and engaging format.

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May 1, 2010

This accessible introduction to the Hebrew Bible, including the Apocrypha, features a CD-ROM that uses Libronix software and offers the full text of the book...

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September 21, 2005
This important book for use in Old Testament courses is also a valuable resource for those exploring the role of the Bible in culture today. The articles...
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August 10, 2004
Renowned biblical scholar John J. Collins asks tough questions about the relationship between the portrayals of violence in the Bible and how they have been...
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February 1, 1994

The most comprehensive English-language commentary on Daniel in 65 years. Collins situates the Old Testament in its historical context and offers a full...