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The Old Testament : a very short introduction, Michael Coogan

Label
The Old Testament : a very short introduction
Title
The Old Testament
Title remainder
a very short introduction
Statement of responsibility
Michael Coogan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author offers an exploration of the 'Old Testament', illuminating its importance as history, literature, and sacred text. He provides an overview of one of the great pillars of Western religion and culture, a book which remains important today for Jews, Christians, and Muslims worldwide
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coogan, Michael David
Dewey number
221.6/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BS1140.3
LC item number
.C66 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Very short introductions
Series volume
181
Label
The Old Testament : a very short introduction, Michael Coogan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 130-134) and index
Contents
What is the Old Testament? -- Interpretive strategies -- The Old Testament and history -- The Old Testament and myth -- The exodus from Egypt: a deep probe -- "Keep my commandments": biblical law -- "Festivals of the Lord": ritual in ancient Israel -- Prophets and prophecies -- Hezekiah and Sennacherib: another deep probe -- Poetry and dissent -- "Let us now praise famous men"--and women -- The enduring significance of the Old Testament -- Chronology -- Appendix: The canons of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
Control code
ocn173749310
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
x, 140 p.
Isbn
9780195305050
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007041097
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)173749310
Label
The Old Testament : a very short introduction, Michael Coogan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 130-134) and index
Contents
What is the Old Testament? -- Interpretive strategies -- The Old Testament and history -- The Old Testament and myth -- The exodus from Egypt: a deep probe -- "Keep my commandments": biblical law -- "Festivals of the Lord": ritual in ancient Israel -- Prophets and prophecies -- Hezekiah and Sennacherib: another deep probe -- Poetry and dissent -- "Let us now praise famous men"--and women -- The enduring significance of the Old Testament -- Chronology -- Appendix: The canons of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
Control code
ocn173749310
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
x, 140 p.
Isbn
9780195305050
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007041097
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)173749310

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