Description - The Blackwell Companion to the Hebrew Bible by Leo G. Perdue
This comprehensive Companion to the "Hebrew Bible" offers a broad overview and survey of Old Testament study. It consists of newly commissioned articles from an impressive range of top international Old Testament scholars, from the UK, Europe, Israel, Canada and the US. This work: explores the history, archaeology, theology, sociology, and ancient Near Eastern context of the Hebrew Bible; addresses questions of methodology, interpretation, and the academic study of the Old Testament; features a useful introduction that provides an overview of the discipline, and a guide to the interconnections between individual articles; and, offers an ideal tool for students, not just for use on one course, but over several years of study.
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Author Biography - Leo G. Perdue
Leo G. Perdue is President and Professor of the Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University. He is the author of six books including most recently Proverbs (2000), the editor of ten collections, and has published more than 40 essays and journal articles.