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Historical Writings

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John J. Collins (Author)
Release date: 
April 15, 2018

John J. Collins’s Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is one of the most popular introductory textbooks in colleges and seminary classrooms. Enriched by decades of ...

John J. Collins (Author)
Release date: 
April 15, 2018

John J. Collins’s Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is one of the most popular introductory textbooks in colleges and seminary classrooms. Enriched by decades of ...

John J. Collins (Author)
Release date: 
April 1, 2018

A leading introduction to the Hebrew Bible

John J. Collins’s A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is one of the most popular introductory textbooks ...

Gale A. Yee (Editor)
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April 1, 2018

This volume provides an introduction and essays on the four key sections of the Hebrew Scriptures from the perspective of top female biblical scholars:

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August 15, 2017

In this groundbreaking work to identify and address God’s absence in three key rape narratives in the Hebrew Bible, Leah Rediger Schulte finds a pattern ...

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September 1, 2016

This commentary on the Historical Writings, excerpted from the Fortress Commentary on the Bible: The Old Testament and Apocrypha, engages readers in the work of biblical interpretation. Contributors from a rich diversity of perspectives connect historical-critical analysis with sensitivity to current theological, cultural, and interpretive issues.

Each chapter (Joshua through Esther) includes an introduction and commentary based on three lenses: ancient context, the interpretative tradition, and contemporary questions and challenges.

The Historical Writings introduces fresh perspectives and draws students, preachers, and interested readers into the challenging work of interpretation. 

Release date: 
June 1, 2016

Current scholarly debate over the historical character of David's rule generally considers the biblical portrait to represent David as king of Judah first, and subsequently ...

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