Old Testament Interpretation: Past, Present And Future

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A&C Black, Dec 1, 1995 - Religion - 306 pages
This volume provides an introduction to the changing terrain of contemporary Old Testament Study. The essays orient the reader to all the major sections of Old Testament study, serving also to engage the reader in the work of Old Testament interpretation. The Festschrift in honour of Gene M. Tucker contains sections on the Torah, the Prophets, Writings, and the Context of the books of the Old Testament. The parts work in conjunction to give the reader a guide to the key issues in the history of interpretation of the Old Testament.

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Karl May (1842-1912) was born in Germany to a family of poor weavers. Blind for the first six years of his life, he overcame self-doubt and despair to become one of the most successful writers of fiction in history. 70 million copies of his books have been sold in more than 20 languages. Albert Einstein remarked, “My whole adolescence stood under May's sign.” Albert Schweitzer, “What I liked most in May's writings is the courageous stand for peace and mutual understanding which inspires nearly all his books.”

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