The Old Testament: Text and Context (Google eBook)
This substantially updated edition of a classroom standard provides students with an accessible introduction to the literature, history, and social context of the Old Testament. Written by two seasoned Old Testament professors, the book pays attention to methodology, archaeology, history, and literary genre and includes illustrations, sidebars, maps, and study questions.
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Preface to Third edition ix Law Codes
Chronological Periods of Biblical History 19 Oral Tradition and the Development of the 3 the early Monarchic Period
the Late Monarchic Period
the exile and the Persian
the Hellenistic Period
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