How to Read the Bible

by Marc Z. Brettler

Hardcover, 384 pages, Jewish Pubn Society, List Price: $35 | purchase

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How to Read the Bible
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Draws on literary conventions, ideological assumptions and historical conditions to demonstrate how modern critical scholarship and archaeological discoveries inform Jewish readers on ancient Hebrew Scripture, using the "historical-critical method" to outline academic guidelines for reading the Bible in accordance with biblical-period methods.