Introducing The Old Testament (Oxford Bible) (Oxford Bible Series)

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In the past, study of the Old Testament has been dominated by what is often called the 'historical-critical' method, which was careful analysis of individual books with great emphasis on historical context and concern to isolate what was original and most important. This volume not only retains the values of adopting this traditional approach, but also outlines the alternative understandings of the Old Testament which have gained currency in recent years. Exploring these less conventional ways of looking at the Old Testament, Coggins introduces sociological and anthropological, feminist and liberation perspectives, and literary criticism. In this new edition, Coggins looks again at key issues in the light of recent scholarly developments, addressing contemporary debate on historical questions, radical developments in the field of archaeology, and considering women's readings in a separate chapter.
This introductory volume offers students a concise and engaging discussion of the different perspectives available in Old Testament scholarship.

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Reverend Richard Coggins is now retired, and was formerly Senior Lecturer in Old Testament Studies at King's College London

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"The book lives up to its title--it introduces students to the study of the Old Testament. It does not overwhelm them with the many technicalities and areas of specialization that are part of OT study today, but neither does it overlook the major trends in OT theology that have developed over the past two decades....The book lends itself to a variety of audiences, including undergraduates and church groups."--Review for Religious


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