OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament: The Hebrew Bible in its Context (3rd edition)

ISBN : 9780190238599

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¥10,307
著者: 
Michael David Coogan; Cynthia R. Chapma
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496 ページ
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Paperback
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195 x 235 mm
刊行日
2015年11月
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Engaging and accessible to students from all backgrounds, A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament: The Hebrew Bible in Its Context, Third Edition, is an updated and concise version of Michael D. Coogan's best-selling The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures, Third Edition (OUP, 2013). Coogan works primarily from a historical and critical methodology but also introduces students to literary analysis and other interpretive strategies. Providing a nondenominational and nondoctrinal treatment, this text offers a unique and captivating introduction to the Hebrew scriptures themselves and to how they have been-and can be-interpreted. PEDAGOGICAL FEATURES * Chapter introductions connecting each chapter to the preceding material and previewing the material to come * Chapter summaries that highlight key points and link each chapter to the rest of the book * Important terms, boldfaced at their first appearance and defined in the glossary * Numerous strategically placed text boxes that offer interesting and useful supplementary information * Timelines, photos, illustrations, maps, and a four-color insert on Jerusalem in biblical times * Review questions, suggestions for further reading, a general bibliography, and annotated bibliographies at the end of each chapter * A FREE 6-month subscription to Oxford Biblical Studies Online (www.oxfordbiblicalstudies.com)-a $180 value-with the purchase of every new copy of this text.

目次: 

*=NEW TO THIS EDITION
PART ONE. INTRODUCTORY
1. WHAT IS THE OLD TESTAMENT?
2. THE PROMISED LAND: GEOGRAPHY, HISTORY, AND IMPORTANCE
PART TWO. COSMIC ORIGINS
3. CREATIONS GENESIS 1-3
4. THE FORMATION OF THE PENTATEUCH AND THE PRIMEVAL HISTORY GENESIS 4-11
PART THREE. NATIONAL ORIGINS
5. THE ANCESTORS OF ISRAEL GENESIS 12-50
6. ESCAPE FROM EGYPT EXODUS 1-15
7. FROM EGYPT TO SINAI EXODUS 16-24
8. LAW, RITUAL, AND HOLINESS EXODUS 20.22-23.33 AND 25-40 AND LEVITICUS
9. IN THE WILDERNESS NUMBERS
10. THE END OF THE JOURNEY TO THE PROMISED LAND DEUTERONOMY
11. JOSHUA AND THE CONQUEST OF THE LAND OF CANAAN JOSHUA
12. THE EMERGENCE OF ISRAEL IN THE LAND OF CANAAN JUDGES
PART FOUR. KINGS AND PROPHETS
13. THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MONARCHY 1 SAMUEL
14. THE REIGN OF DAVID 2 SAMUEL, 1 KINGS 1-2
15. THE REIGN OF SOLOMON 1 KINGS 1-11 AND PSALM 89
16. THE DIVIDED KINGDOMS OF ISRAEL AND JUDAH FROM THE LATE TENTH TO THE EARLY EIGHTH CENTURIES BCE 1 KINGS 12-2 KINGS 14 WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO PROPHECY
17. THE NORTHERN KINGDOM OF ISRAEL IN THE EIGHTH CENTURY BCE 2 KINGS 14-17, AMOS, AND HOSEA
18. THE KINGDOM OF JUDAH IN THE EIGHTH AND EARLY SEVENTH CENTURIES BCE 2 KINGS 15-20, 2 CHRONICLES 29-32, ISAIAH 1-39, AND MICAH
19. JUDAH IN THE SEVENTH AND EARLY SIXTH CENTURIES BCE: THE END OF ASSYRIAN DOMINATION AND THE FALL OF JERUSALEM 2 KINGS 21-25, 2 CHRONICLES 33-36, ZEPHANIAH, NAHUM, HABAKKUK, AND JEREMIAH
PART FIVE. EXILE AND RETURN
20. AFTER THE FALL: JEWS IN JUDAH AND BABYLON LAMENTATIONS, PSALM 137, OBADIAH, AND EZEKIEL
21. RETURN FROM EXILE EZRA 1-2 AND ISAIAH 34-35 AND 40-55
PART SIX. RECONSTRUCTION, CONSOLIDATION, AND CHALLENGE
22. THE RESTORATION: JUDAH IN THE LATE SIXTH AND FIFTH CENTURIES BCE EZRA 3-10, NEHEMIAH, HAGGAI, ZECHARIAH, ISAIAH 24-27 AND 56-66, JOEL, AND MALACHI
23. RETELLING THE STORY 1-2 CHRONICLES, PSALMS, AND PROVERBS
24. THE WISDOM OF THE SAGES: PRESERVATION AND CHALLENGE PROVERBS, JOB, ECCLESIASTES, AND THE SONG OF SOLOMON WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO WISDOM LITERATURE
25. HEROES IN FOREIGN LANDS: POSTEXILIC LITERATURE AND DIASPORIC IDENTITY (RUTH, JONAH, ESTHER, AND DANIEL)
APPENDIX: THE APOCRYPHAL/DEUTEROCANONICAL BOOKS

著者について: 

Michael D. Coogan is Lecturer on Old Testament/Hebrew Bible at the Harvard Divinity School and the Director of Publications for the Harvard Semitic Museum. He is the author of The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures, Third Edition (OUP, 2013), A Reader of Ancient Near Eastern Texts (2012), and The Old Testament: A Very Short Introduction (2008), all published by Oxford University Press.; Cynthia R. Chapman is the Adelia A.F. Johnston and Harry Thomas Frank Associate Professor of Religion at Oberlin College, where she has taught biblical studies for twelve years. She is the author of The Gendered Language of Warfare in the Israelite-Assyrian Encounter (2004) and is currently completing a second book on maternal kinship titled The House of the Mother: The Social Function of Maternal Kin in Biblical Hebrew Narrative and Poetry.

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