The Cambridge History Of The Bible: Volume 1, From The Beginnings To Jerome: Cambridge Hist Of The Bible by P. R. AckroydThe Cambridge History Of The Bible: Volume 1, From The Beginnings To Jerome: Cambridge Hist Of The Bible by P. R. Ackroyd

The Cambridge History Of The Bible: Volume 1, From The Beginnings To Jerome: Cambridge Hist Of The…

EditorP. R. Ackroyd, C. F. Evans, P. R. Ackroyd

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Volume 1 of The Cambridge History of the Bible concerns the earliest period down to Jerome and takes as its central theme the process by which the books of both Testaments came into being and emerged as a canon of scripture, and the use of canonical writings in the early church.
Title:The Cambridge History Of The Bible: Volume 1, From The Beginnings To Jerome: Cambridge Hist Of The…Format:Other FormatDimensions:688 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 1.5 in

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ISBN - 10:0521099730

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Table of Contents

Corrections to the text; Preface; Additions to the bibliography; Part I. Language and Script: 1. The biblical languages Matthew Black; 2. The biblical script David Diringer; Part II. Books in the Ancient World: 3. Books in the ancient near east and in the old testament D. J. Wiseman; 4. Books in the Graeco-Roman world and in the new testament C. H. Roberts; Part III. The Old Testament: 5. The old testament in the making Peter R. Ackroyd; 6. Canonical and non-canonical G. W. Anderson; 7. The old testament text Shemaryahu Talmon; 8. Bible and Midrash: early old testament exegesis G. Vermes; Part IV. The New Testament: 9. The new testament in the making C. F. Evans; 10. The new testament canon R. M. Grant; 11. The new testament text J. N. Birdsall; 12. The interpretation of the old testament in the new C. K. Barrett; Part V. The Bible in the early Church: 13. Biblical exegesis in the early church R. P. C. Hanson; 14. Origen as biblical scholar M. F. Wiles; 15. Theodore of mopsuestia as representative of the antiochene school M. F. Wiles; 16. Jerome as biblical scholar H. F. D. Sparks; 17. Augustine as biblical scholar Gerald Bonner; 18. The place of the Bible in the liturgy J. A. Lamb; Bibliography; Abbreviations; Notes on the plates; Plates; Indexes; General; Biblical and other references.

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'An indispensable work of reference both for historical theology and for the history of biblical scholarship.' Expository Times