Introduction to the Old Testament as Scripture

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Fortress Press, 1979 - Religion - 688 pages
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This Introduction attempts to offer a different model for the discipline from that currently represented. It seeks to describe the form and function of the Hebrew Bible in its role as sacred scripture for Israel. It argues the case that the biblical literature has not been correctly understood or interpreted because its role as religious literature has not been correctly assessed.
 

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Much of what Childs says in this groundbreaking 1979 book now seems commonplace. This is not to pass judgement on Childs, but to observe how far the working paradigm of biblical studies has changed ... Read full review

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Leslie Child's book "Introduction to the OT as Scripture" is a must have volume for any level of scholarship. More source level material is in this book than most more recent offerings. Child's ... Read full review

Contents

III
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IV
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VI
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VII
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VIII
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IX
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X
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XI
52
XCVI
386
XCVII
389
XCVIII
392
XCIX
395
C
397
CI
399
CII
409
CIII
411

XII
54
XIII
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XIV
60
XV
62
XVI
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XVII
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XVIII
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XIX
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XX
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XXI
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XXII
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XXIII
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XXIV
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XXV
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XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
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XXIX
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XXX
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XXXI
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XXXII
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XXXIII
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XXXIV
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XXXV
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XXXVI
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XXXVII
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XXXVIII
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XXXIX
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XL
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XLI
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XLII
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XLIII
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XLIV
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XLV
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XLVI
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XLVII
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XLVIII
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XLIX
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L
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LI
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LII
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LIII
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LIV
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LV
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LVI
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LVII
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LVIII
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LIX
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LX
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LXI
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LXII
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LXIII
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LXIV
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LXV
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LXVI
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LXVII
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LXVIII
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LXIX
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LXX
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LXXI
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LXXII
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LXXIII
281
LXXIV
285
LXXV
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LXXVI
294
LXXVII
300
LXXVIII
305
LXXIX
311
LXXX
316
LXXXI
325
LXXXII
336
LXXXIII
339
LXXXIV
342
LXXXV
345
LXXXVI
353
LXXXVII
355
LXXXVIII
357
LXXXIX
360
XC
371
XCI
373
XCII
374
XCIII
377
XCIV
383
XCV
385
CIV
412
CV
414
CVI
415
CVII
417
CVIII
418
CIX
421
CX
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CXI
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CXII
429
CXIII
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CXIV
438
CXV
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CXVI
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CXVII
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CXVIII
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CXIX
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CXX
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CXXI
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CXXII
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CXXIII
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CXXIV
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CXXV
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CXXVI
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CXXVII
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CXXVIII
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CXXIX
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CXXX
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CXXXI
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CXXXII
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CXXXIII
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CXXXIV
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CXXXV
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CXXXVI
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CXXXVII
491
CXXXVIII
497
CXXXIX
501
CXL
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CXLI
508
CXLII
511
CXLIII
522
CXLIV
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CXLV
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CXLVI
533
CXLVII
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CXLVIII
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CXLIX
547
CL
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CLI
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CLII
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CLIII
561
CLIV
564
CLV
567
CLVI
569
CLVII
571
CLVIII
573
CLIX
578
CLX
580
CLXI
581
CLXII
583
CLXIII
588
CLXIV
590
CLXV
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CLXVI
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CLXVII
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CLXVIII
598
CLXIX
599
CLXX
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CLXXI
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CLXXII
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CLXXIII
611
CLXXIV
613
CLXXV
621
CLXXVI
624
CLXXVII
626
CLXXVIII
630
CLXXIX
637
CLXXX
639
CLXXXI
641
CLXXXII
643
CLXXXIII
654
CLXXXIV
659
CLXXXV
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Brevard S. Childs is Sterling Professor of Divinity and Fellow of Davenport College, The Divinity School, Yale University, and author of Biblical Theology in Crisis and the book of Exodus.

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