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How to Read the Bible - Brettler, Marc Zvi, Dr., PhD
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Master Bible scholar and teacher Marc Brettler argues that today's contemporary readers can only understand the ancient Hebrew Scripture by knowing more about the culture that produced it. And so Brettler unpacks the literary conventions, ideological assumptions, and historical conditions that inform the biblical text and demonstrates how modern critical scholarship and archaeological discoveries shed light on this fascinating and complex literature. Brettler surveys representative biblical texts from different genres to ...

How to Read the Bible 2005, Jewish Publication Society, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9780827607750