Exploring the Origins of the Bible
Canon Formation in Historical, Literary, and Theological Perspective
Exploring the Origins of the Bible by Craig A. Evans
Book DescriptionHow did the Bible we have come to be? What do biblical scholars mean when they talk about canon, the Septuagint, the Apocrypha, or the Masoretic Text? All this biblical study is interesting, but does it really matter? Leading international scholars explain that it does. This thought-provoking and cutting-edge collection will help you go deeper in your understanding of the biblical writings, how those writings became canonical Scripture, and why canon matters. Beginning with an explanation of the different versions of the Hebrew Bible, scholars in different areas of expertise explore the complexities and issues related to the Old and New Testament canons, why different Jewish and Christian communities have different collections, and the importance of canon to theology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780801032424
(210mm x 130mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Baker Academic, Div of Baker Publishing Group
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Craig A. Evans
Craig A. Evans (PhD, Claremont Graduate University) is Payzant Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Acadia Divinity College in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, and is the author of more than thirty books. Emanuel Tov (PhD, Hebrew University) is J. L. Magnes Professor of Bible at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and editor-in-chief of the Dead Sea Scrolls Publication Project. He was awarded the Israel Prize 2009 for his research in the Bible.
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