The Cambridge History of the Bible: Volume 1: From the Beginnings to Jerome

The Cambridge History of the Bible: Volume 1: From the Beginnings to Jerome
The Cambridge History of the Bible: Volume 1: From the Beginnings to Jerome

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Volume 1 of The Cambridge History of the Bible concerns the earliest period down to Jerome and takes as its central theme the process by which the books of both Testaments came into being and emerged as a canon of scripture, and the use of canonical writings in the early church.

  • Corrections to the text
  • Preface
  • Additions to the bibliography
  • Part I. Language and Script:
  • 1. The biblical languages Matthew Black
  • 2. The biblical script David Diringer
  • Part II. Books in the Ancient World:
  • 3. Books in the ancient near east and in the old testament D. J. Wiseman
  • 4. Books in the Graeco-Roman world and in the new testament C. H. Roberts
  • Part III. The Old Testament:
  • 5. The old testament in the making Peter R. Ackroyd
  • 6. Canonical and non-canonical G. W. Anderson
  • 7. The old testament text Shemaryahu Talmon
  • 8. Bible and Midrash: early old testament exegesis G. Vermes
  • Part IV. The New Testament:
  • 9. The new testament in the making C. F. Evans
  • 10. The new testament canon R. M. Grant
  • 11. The new testament text J. N. Birdsall
  • 12. The interpretation of the old testament in the new C. K. Barrett
  • Part V. The Bible in the early Church:
  • 13. Biblical exegesis in the early church R. P. C. Hanson
  • 14. Origen as biblical scholar M. F. Wiles
  • 15. Theodore of mopsuestia as representative of the antiochene school M. F. Wiles
  • 16. Jerome as biblical scholar H. F. D. Sparks
  • 17. Augustine as biblical scholar Gerald Bonner
  • 18. The place of the Bible in the liturgy J. A. Lamb
  • Bibliography
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes on the plates
  • Plates
  • Indexes
  • General
  • Biblical and other references.

Pages: 688
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 1975
ISBN-10: 0521099730
ISBN-13: 9780521099738


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