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Literary genius of the Old Testament

Percy Cooper Sands

Literary genius of the Old Testament

by Percy Cooper Sands

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Published by The Clarendon press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible as literature

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    Statementby P.C. Sands
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123, [1] p.
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16383291M
    LC Control Number25010137

    This book is a guide to help us see the literary structure that permeates the Old Testament and clarifies the meaning of each Old Testament book. It opens with a brief historical survey of the various approaches to understanding the structure of the Old Testament and then examines what is meant by the term literary structure the author gives examples of how the structure of a given text. Biblical literature - Biblical literature - Intertestamental literature: A vast amount of Jewish literature written in the intertestamental period (mainly 2nd and 1st centuries bce) and from the 1st and 2nd centuries ce was preserved, for the most part, through various Christian churches. A part of this literature is today commonly called the Apocrypha (Hidden; hence, secret books; singular.

    In the introduction to this volume, George Coats discusses narrative in general and the principal Old Testament narratives in particular. He then sets the book of Genesis in its larger Old Testament context, analyzing its major sections and subsections. Each of the succeeding chapters treats one of the major sections. A bibliography heads each chapter, and a shorter bibliography of relevant. Brief summaries of each book of the Old Testament. Leland Ryken (PhD, University of Oregon) served as professor of English at Wheaton College for nearly fifty years. He has authored or edited over fifty books, including The Word of God in English and A Complete Handbook of Literary Forms in the is a frequent speaker at the Evangelical Theological Society’s annual meetings and served.

    Buy An Index to English Periodical Literature on the Old Testament and Ancient Near Eastern Studies by William G. Hupper from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Notes My choices of what to include in this summary are undoubtedly idiosyncratic but reflect my efforts to understand the Bible--especially the relationships between the Old Testament and New Testament, between the Bible and "modern" man, and between the Bible and literature and other works that allude to it.I have tried to achieve conciseness, clarity, and consecutiveness, generally at the.


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WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: P C Sands. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Am well aware that this book will be strange and even repellent to two very different classes of readers.

To the specialist in Old Testament criticism it will seem unscientific and even visionary and to the worthy people for whom their Bible is still Sacred Scripture and the Word of God it may well seem destructive of their basis for eternal truth and even frivolous.

Understanding of the structure of the Old Testament sheds light on its meaning. No one should embark upon the study of an Old Testament text without consulting this indispensable guide.

This is a rather amazing book which gives guides to the literary structure of the Old Testament book by book, with structures derived from patterns 5/5(2).

Old Testament literature The Torah (Law, Pentateuch, or Five Books of Moses) Composition and authorship. The Torah, or Pentateuch (Five Scrolls), traditionally the most revered portion of the Hebrew canon, comprises a series of narratives, interspersed with law codes, providing an account of events from the beginning of the world to the death of Moses.

Genesis, Hebrew Bereshit (“In the Beginning”), the first book of the name derives from the opening words: “In the beginning.” Genesis narrates the primeval history of the world (chapters 1–11) and the patriarchal history of the Israelite people (chapters 12–50).

The primeval history includes the familiar stories of the Creation, the Garden of Eden, Cain and Abel, Noah. Genre of Old Testament Books. As you can see from the four columns above, each of the 39 books can be categorized into one genre or literary type. Books of the Law. The author of the first five Old Testament books is believed to be Moses.

These books narrate the origins of universe, the earth and mankind as well as the birth of the nation of. Literary Genre Examples Characteristics Observation Tips; Legal. Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy-This represents a treaty with Israel after God establishes their relationship and just prior to entering the Promised Land.-The treaty is the agreement of the blessings and punishments for loyal or disloyal behavior.

The Books of the Old Testament Lyrics: Da da da da da da da da da / First comes Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus / Numbers and Deuteronomy / Joshua, Judges, Ruth and 1. After a very instructive twenty-nine page introduction to biblical literary structure, the author organizes his analyses of biblical structure book by book (English order) of the Old Testament Scriptures.

As he states in his Preface: "At first I planned to include analyses of all the books of the Old Testament. The Hebrew Literary Genius - An Interpretation Being an Introduction to the Reading of the Old Testament [Macdonald, Duncan Black] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Hebrew Literary Genius - An Interpretation Being an Introduction to the Reading of the Old TestamentAuthor: Duncan Black Macdonald.

and the 17 books of Prophecy); and the Psalms (5 books of poetry or wisdom literature). The Old Testament books make the claim of being given by God—from the first writer, Moses (Exodus ), to the last prophet, Malachi ().

The New Testament writers re. The Hebrew literary genius; an interpretation being an introduction to the reading of the Old Testament.

Book of Esther, in the Hebrew Bible and the Christian Old Testament. It belongs to the third section of the Judaic canon, known as the Ketuvim, or ‘Writings,’ and also appears in the Protestant canon and in the Roman Catholic canon. It purports to explain how the. The Hebrew literary genius: an interpretation being an introduction to the reading of the Old Testament.

[Duncan Black Macdonald] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Bible as literature. Bible. -- Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. What we need is a guide to help us see the literary structure that permeates the Old Testament and clarifies the meaning of each Old Testament book.

David Dorsey has provided such a guide. The author opens the book with a brief historical survey of the various approaches to understanding the structure of the Old Testament. The Book of Daniel, also called The Prophecy Of Daniel, a book of the Old Testament found in the Ketuvim (Writings), the third section of the Jewish canon, but placed among the Prophets in the Christian first half of the book (chapters 1–6) contains stories in the third person about the experiences of Daniel and his friends under Kings Nebuchadrezzar II, Belshazzar, Darius I, and.

The Old Testament is the first, longer portion of the Christian Bible. It is the term used by Christians to refer to the Jewish scriptures, or Hebrew Bible.

The Old Testament is not one book written by a single author, but a collection of ancient texts written and re-written by numerous authors and editors for hundreds of years.

pride and arrogance. This literature warns us of our evil nature and desires. Poetry: These are the prose and rhyme books such as Psalms, Song of Solomon, and Lamentations. Poetry is found mostly in the Old Testament and is similar to modern poetry. Since it is a different language of Hebrew, the Bible’s poetry can be very.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed.

Description: pages 23 cm: Contents: Introductory --St. Mark's gospel --St. Matthew's gospel --St. Luke's gospel --St. John's gospel --The literary genius of Jesus --The story of the passion --The acts of the apostles --The epistles of St.

Paul --The espistle of the hebrews, and of St. James, St. Peter, St.particular book or document (literary-critical activities).

This kind of approach to the Old Testament is generally referred to as "Literary Source Analysis." One of the theories arising from this type of approach is what is known as the JEDP Theory.