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Understanding the Hebrew Bible - A Reader's Guide
Understanding the Hebrew Bible - A Reader's Guide
 
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Elliott Rabin

Publisher: Ktav


Understanding the Hebrew Bible: A Reader¡¯s Guide is written clearly and jargon-free and provides an orientation to the vast compendium of biblical materials by explaining the different kinds of writing found in the Bible, including storytelling, law, history, prophecy, wisdom and poetry. Each section is informed by current biblical scholarship, but presented in a manner accessible to a general audience. Unlike other introductions that focus entirely on biblical history and its historical context, this book surveys the full range of biblical writing. A preface establishes a conceptual model for understanding the Bible, and explores the differences between the traditional Jewish and Christian readings of this Scripture. Readers will discover in this book a concise, useful companion to the Book of Books.

About the Author
Elliott Rabin is the director of education at Makor, a program of the 92©úd Street Y in New York City. He earned a Ph.D. in comparative literature with a specialty in Hebrew literature from Indiana University, and he has taught classes in literature, religion, Jewish culture, and Hebrew language at universities and community centers in Indiana, Louisville, and New York City. He resides in New York with his wife and daughter.

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