The Meaning of the Bible: What the Jewish Scriptures and Christian Old Testament Can Teach Us

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HarperCollins, Aug 21, 2012 - Religion - 496 pages
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ďAmy-Jill Levine and Douglas A. Knight have combined to write a book on the Bible that is as academically brilliant as it is marvelously entertaining. By placing our scriptures into their original ... Read full review

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An accessible, comprehensive look at the many threads of the Old Testament. It strikes the perfect balance between accepting the text on its own terms and using the latest scholarship to inform the ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Douglas A. Knight is Drucilla Moore Buffington Professor of Hebrew Bible and professor of Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University. Knight is the author of Law, Power, and Justice in Ancient Israel and Rediscovering the Traditions of Israel.

Amy-Jill Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University and affiliate faculty at the Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations in Cambridge, UK. Levine is the author of The Misunderstood Jew and served as co-editor of The Jewish Annotated New Testament.

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