Old Testament Textual Criticism: A Practical Introduction

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Baker Academic, 1994 - Religion - 208 pages
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Old Testament Textual Criticism provides the basic knowledge for students to get the most from Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (BHS).
Ellis R. Brotzman explains the significance of scripts and writings of the ancient Near East, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and Hebrew manuscripts for students of Hebrew exegesis.
 

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User Review  - RicardusTheologus - LibraryThing

Very lucid and easy to understand. Explains all of the technical language and difficulties of doing the textual criticism of the Old Testament. Read full review

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User Review  - deusvitae - LibraryThing

As advertised, a practical introduction to Old Testament textual criticism. The authors assume a basic level of familiarity with Hebrew and Greek and seek to set forth a basic primer on the tools ... Read full review

Contents

Abbreviations
15
Writing in the Ancient Near East
25
Transmission of the Old Testament in Hebrew
37
Ancient Versions of the Old Testament
63
The Dead Sea Scrolls
87
Introduction to BHS
97
Scribal Errors
107
Principles and Practice of Textual Criticism
123
Textual Commentary on the Book of Ruth
133
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About the author (1994)

Ellis R. Brotzman is associate professor and chairman of the Old Testament department at Tyndale Theological Seminary, The Netherlands.

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