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Understanding the Old Testament By O. Jesse Lace

Cambridge Bible Commentaries: Old Testament 32 Volume Set by O.Jessie Lace

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In this book the essentials of the background and context of the Old Testament and Apocrypha are concisely presented. The geographical settting, the prehistory, the social and political history, as well as the nature of the ideas which grew in this context, are all described.

Cambridge Bible Commentaries: Old Testament 32 Volume Set Summary

Cambridge Bible Commentaries: Old Testament 32 Volume Set: Understanding the Old Testament by O.Jessie Lace

The New English Bible has benefited not only from advances in the understanding of ancient language and discoveries of new manuscripts and methods, but also from the recent growth in knowledge of the social and political history of the biblical period and the development of new ways of evaluating prehistory. In Understanding the Old Testament the essentials of the background and context of the Old Testament and Apocrypha are set out as concisely as possible to enable the reader to understand the meaning and significance of much that can only be appreciated fully with the help of this background material. The geographical setting, the prehistory, the social and political history, as well as the nature of the ideas which grew in this context are all described. The literary point i=of view is on the Old Testament and Apocrypha presented in the companion volume, The Making of the Old Testament.

Table of Contents

Part I. The Old Testament and Apocrypha O. Jessie Lace: Part II. The Context of the Old Testament D. R. Ap-Thomas: 1. The geographical setting; 2. Archaeological discovery; 3. The historical perspective; Part III. The History of Religion in Israel O. Jessie Lace: 4. Ideas and beliefs in the background of the Old Testament; 5. The far past of the Israelites - the Book of Moses; 6. The more recent past of the Israelites - the Books of Prophets and the Psalms; 7. The most recent past of the Israelites - the other books in the Old Testament and the Apocrypha; Part IV. What the Old Testament is about O. Jessie Lace.

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Cambridge Bible Commentaries: Old Testament 32 Volume Set: Understanding the Old Testament by O.Jessie Lace
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
1972-05-25
204
052109691X
9780521096911
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