Invitation to the Septuagint

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Baker Academic, 2000 - Religion - 351 pages
As the Bible of Hellenistic Judaism and of the early church, the Septuagint has long been important to biblical scholarship as an aid for interpreting both the Hebrew Bible and the Greek New Testament. Until now, however, no user-friendly introduction to the Septuagint has been available. Previous volumes presupposed a great deal of prior knowledge about the scholarly discussions that had been going on for decades. Writing for beginning students and seasoned scholars alike, Karen Jobes and Moises Silva give the necessary background and provide a primer that is both accessible and comprehensive. Book jacket.

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A very expansive and thorough introduction to the Septuagint, its study, and its place in Biblical criticism. The book is well organized and suited for a variety of audiences. The book begins with ... Read full review

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This book is the perfect first book on the subject of the Septuagint. It covers all the basic issues and history of the discipline. It's also a very nice quick review for the specialist. I recommend ... Read full review


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