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Ancient Secrets: Using the Stories of the Bible to Improve Our Everyday Lives
Ancient Secrets: Using the Stories of the Bible to Improve Our Everyday Lives
 
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Publisher: Jewish Lights
Author: Levi Meier
Format: Softcover

Product Code: 14455
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A clear and concise handbook to the TANAKH

Named one of the “Best of the Best from the University Presses: Books You Should Know About” by the Association of American University Presses.

This new volume in the acclaimed JPS Guides series is an invaluable companion to the Jewish Bible, providing readers with ready access to important facts and Bible basics: how the Bible became the “Bible”; its origins, content, and organization distinctions between the Jewish Bible (the TANAKH) and Christian Bibles a short history of Bible translations, and how they differ Bible commentaries storytelling, poetry, law, prophecy, and Wisdom literature popular methods of Bible study finding meaning through midrash. In addition, there are summaries of all the biblical books; dozens of text boxes; an extensive glossary of Bible terms, places, and people; maps, charts, and tables; and large foldout timelines and family trees—all in color.

Contributions are by leading Bible scholars and educators: Marc Zvi Brettler, Joyce Eisenberg, Michael Fishbane, Michael V. Fox, Leonard Greenspoon, Jill Hammer, Stuart Kelman, Adriane Leveen, David Mandel, Lionel M

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