The Old Testament
A Very Short IntroductionBook - 2008
This Very Short Introduction provides a short, accessible overview for general readers interested in learning more about the Old Testament and its interpretation. Coogan explores the significance of the history and literature of the Old Testament and describes how non-biblical evidence, such as archaeological data and texts, has illuminated the Old Testament in a larger context. Coogan discusses law in the Bible, particularly the Ten Commandments and the biblical understandings of prophecy, myth, exodus, death, and afterlife. Finally, Coogan discusses the enduring significance of the Old Testament.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2008
Characteristics: x, 140 p. : ill., maps ; 18 cm
Call Number: 221.61 COO