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The Literary Guide to the Bible

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Synopsis:

Rediscover the incomparable literary richness and strength of a book that all of us live with an many of us live by. An international team of renowned scholars, assembled by two leading literary critics, offers a book-by-book guide through the Old and New Testaments as well as general essays on the Bible as a whole, providing an enticing reintroduction to a work that has shaped our language and thought for thousands of years.

About the Author

Frank Kermodeis Julian Clarence Levi Professor of English Literature, <>Columbia University, and a Fellow of <>King's College, Cambridge.

Table of Contents

General Introduction
Robert Alter and Frank Kermode

The Old Testament

Introduction
Robert Alter

Genesis
J. P. Fokkelman

Exodus
J. P. Fokkelman

Leviticus
David Damrosch

Numbers
James S. Ackerman

Deuteronomy
Robert Polzin

Joshua and Judges
David M. Gunn

1 and 2 Samuel
Joel Rosenberg

1 and 2 Kings
George Savran

Isaiah
Luis Alonso Schökel

Jeremiah and Ezekiel
Joel Rosenberg

The Twelve Prophets
Herbert Marks

Jonah
James S. Ackerman

Psalms
Robert Alter

Proverbs and Ecclesiastes
James G. Williams

Job
Moshe Greenberg

The Song of Songs
Francis Landy

Ruth
Jack M. Sasson

Lamentations
Francis Landy

Esther
Jack M. Sasson

Daniel
Shemaryahu Talmon

Ezra and Nehemiah
Shemaryahu Talmon

1 and 2 Chronicles
Shemaryahu Talmon

The New Testament

Introduction
Frank Kermode

Matthew
Frank Kermode

Mark
John Drury

Luke
John Drury

John
Frank Kermode

Acts
James M. Robinson

The Pauline Epistles
Michael Goulder

The Epistle to the Hebrews and the Catholic Epistles
Gabriel Josipovici

Revelation
Bernard McGinn

General Essays

The Hebrew Bible and Canaanite Literature
Jonas C. Greenfield

The New Testament and Greco-Roman Writing
Helen Elsom

Fishing for Men on the Edge of the Wilderness
Edmund Leach

The Canon
Frank Kermode

The Characteristics of Ancient Hebrew Poetry
Robert Alter

Midrash and Allegory
Gerald L. Bruns

English Translations of the Bible
Gerald Hammond

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674875319
Editor:
Alter, Robert
Editor:
Kermode, Frank
Editor:
Alter, Robert
Editor:
Kermode, Frank
Author:
Kermode, Frank
Author:
Alter, Robert
Publisher:
Belknap Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Bible - Reference
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Bible - Criticism Interpretation - General
Subject:
Bibles and prayer books
Subject:
Bible as literature
Subject:
Bible - Reference - General
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - General
Subject:
Biblical Reference - General
Subject:
Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Christianity-Biblical Reference
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Religion : Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
September 1990
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
None
Pages:
696
Dimensions:
10 x 6 in 35 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Rediscover the incomparable literary richness and strength of a book that all of us live with an many of us live by. An international team of renowned scholars, assembled by two leading literary critics, offers a book-by-book guide through the Old and New Testaments as well as general essays on the Bible as a whole, providing an enticing reintroduction to a work that has shaped our language and thought for thousands of years.
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