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The Resource The Jewish Bible

The Jewish Bible

Label
The Jewish Bible
Title
The Jewish Bible
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This guide to the Jewish Bible explains what the Jewish Bible is, how it developed, its structure and differences between it and Christian Bibles. It also includes short histories of Bible translations and commentaries, a guide to characters and places, plus an introduction to Biblical poetry, storytelling, law and Bible study
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
221.6/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BS1140.3
LC item number
.J67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
JPS guide
Label
The Jewish Bible
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-279) and index
Contents
What is the Bible? -- How the Bible became "the Bible" -- The origins of the Hebrew Bible text -- The Torah scroll -- Public reading of the Torah -- A short history of Bible translations -- The matter of gender in the JPS Torah translation -- Storytelling in the Bible -- Biblical law -- Biblical poetry -- The books of the Prophets -- Wisdom literature -- Methods of Bible study -- Commentaries on the Bible -- Midrash -- Summaries of the books of the Bible -- Glossary -- Family tree of the Torah -- Weights and measures in the Bible -- Timeline of Biblical events -- Chronology of the prophets -- Chronology of the monarchies -- Familiar quotations from the Bible -- Maps of Biblical lands
Control code
ocn213495200
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
ix, 291 p.
Isbn
9780827608511
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008010794
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)213495200
Label
The Jewish Bible
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-279) and index
Contents
What is the Bible? -- How the Bible became "the Bible" -- The origins of the Hebrew Bible text -- The Torah scroll -- Public reading of the Torah -- A short history of Bible translations -- The matter of gender in the JPS Torah translation -- Storytelling in the Bible -- Biblical law -- Biblical poetry -- The books of the Prophets -- Wisdom literature -- Methods of Bible study -- Commentaries on the Bible -- Midrash -- Summaries of the books of the Bible -- Glossary -- Family tree of the Torah -- Weights and measures in the Bible -- Timeline of Biblical events -- Chronology of the prophets -- Chronology of the monarchies -- Familiar quotations from the Bible -- Maps of Biblical lands
Control code
ocn213495200
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
ix, 291 p.
Isbn
9780827608511
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008010794
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)213495200

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