Invitation to the Septuagint

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Baker Academic, 2000 - Religion - 351 pages
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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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Bought this to read on the 11 hour bus ride home after a ninety day rehab. Read practically the entire thing on the journey. It was an exciting, amazingly informative and detailed overview of the ... Read full review

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Jobes and Silva have produced a first rated introduction to the Septuagint thus making a complex subject understandable. The newcomer as well as the learned scholar can benefit from this introduction ... Read full review


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