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The Old Testament: A Very Short Introduction

Number of page: 160
Author: Michael Coogan
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199719464
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Category: Religion

Eminent biblical scholar Michael D. Coogan offers here a wide-ranging and stimulating exploration of the Old Testament, illuminating its importance as history, literature, and sacred text. Coogan explains the differences between the Bible of Jewish tradition (the

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About The Author

Michael Coogan is Professor of Religious Studies at Stonehill College and Director of Publications for the Harvard Semitic Museum. One of the leading biblical scholars in the United States, he is editor of The New Oxford Annotated Bible, Third Edition, and is a contributor to such standard reference works as The Encyclopedia of Religion, HarperCollins Bible Dictionary, and The New Jerome Biblical Commentary. Collaborative works that he conceived and edited include The Oxford Companion to the Bible, The Illustrated Guide to World Religions, and The Oxford History of the Biblical World.

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    LibraryThing Review Re-review: I’m flicking back through this (April 25, 2013), and I have no idea what I was talking about. This is really solid, and I’m happy to recommend it. As with many in the VSI series, this book
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    LibraryThing Review Re-review: I’m flicking back through this (April 25, 2013), and I have no idea what I was talking about. This is really solid, and I’m happy to recommend it. As with many in the VSI series, this book
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