The Cambridge History of the Bible: Volume 1, From the Beginnings to Jerome

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P. R. Ackroyd, C. F. Evans
Cambridge University Press, Jul 24, 1975 - Religion - 688 pages
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Volume 1 of The Cambridge History of the Bible concerns the earliest period down to Jerome and takes as its central theme the process by which the books of both Testaments came into being and emerged as a canon of scripture, and the use of canonical writings in the early church.
  

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Contents

LANGUAGE AND SCRIPT
1
BOOKS IN THE ANCIENT WORLD
30
BOOKS IN THE GRAECOROMAN WORLD AND
48
THE OLD TESTAMENT
67
THE OLD TESTAMENT TEXT
159
EARLY OLD TESTAMENT
199
THE NEW TESTAMENT
232
THE NEW TESTAMENT CANON
284
THE BIBLE IN THE EARLY CHURCH
412
ORIGEN AS BIBLICAL SCHOLAR
454
THEODORE OF MOPSUESTIA AS REPRESENTATIVE
489
THE PLACE OF THE BIBLE IN THE LITURGY
563
Bibliography
587
Notes on the Plates
601
Plates between pages 608609
608
Indexes
609

THE NEW TESTAMENT TEXT
308
THE INTERPRETATION OF THE OLD TESTAMENT
377

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