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An Introduction to the Bible free pdf This is a groundbreaking, introductory text that places the Bible's story in the context of world history, offering students a balanced overview of the historical forces that shaped the Christian canon. It places the Bible's story in the context of world history, particularly the Roman and other empires during its formation. It explores the historical role the Bible has played in subsequent empires, and its enduring influence in the contemporary world. It explores topics including: the historical study of the Gospel traditions- the influence of Roman rule in the provinces where Paul spent much of his ministry- other early Christian texts- and, the Bible's interpretation and use by different faith communities. It presents the Gospels in their historical context by date of composition. It incorporates a range of student-friendly features throughout, including study questions, bibliographies, timelines, illustrations, and photos, and is supported by additional online resources.

About David M. Carr

David M. Carr is Professor of Old Testament/Hebrew Bible atUnion Theological Seminary in New York. His previous books include Reading the Fractures of Genesis: Historical and LiteraryApproaches (1996)- The Erotic Word: Sexuality, Spiritualityand the Bible (2003)- and Writing on the Tablet of theHeart: Origins of Scripture and Literature (2005).

Colleen M. Conway is Professor of Religious Studiesat Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey. Her booksinclude Men and Women in the Fourth Gospel: Gender and JohannineCharacterization (1999) and Behold the Man: Jesus and GrecoRoman Masculinity (2008).


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Author : David M. Carr
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 19 March 2010
ISBN : 1405167378
EAN : 9781405167376
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 368 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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