Invitation to the Septuagint

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Baker Academic, 2000 - Religion - 351 pages
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As the Bible of Hellenistic Judaism and of the early church, the Septuagint has long been important to biblical scholarship as an aid for interpreting both the Hebrew Bible and the Greek New Testament. Until now, however, no user-friendly introduction to the Septuagint has been available. Previous volumes presupposed a great deal of prior knowledge about the scholarly discussions that had been going on for decades. Writing for beginning students and seasoned scholars alike, Karen Jobes and Moises Silva give the necessary background and provide a primer that is both accessible and comprehensive. Book jacket.

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User Review  - KirkLowery - LibraryThing

This book is the perfect first book on the subject of the Septuagint. It covers all the basic issues and history of the discipline. It's also a very nice quick review for the specialist. I recommend ... Read full review

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User Review  - Josue Manriquez - Goodreads

This is an excellent introduction to the Septuagint for beginners, and no doubt a great resource to return to for non-beginners. Read full review

Contents

List of Illustrations
7
Acknowledgments
13
Why Study the Septuagint?
19
Copyright

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