Description: The book will explain what the Jewish Bible is and how it developed, its structure and difference from Christian Bibles, short histories of Bible translations and commentaries up to today, and a brief introduction to Biblical poetry, storytelling, law, and Bible study. In addition, there are summaries of all the biblical books; an extensive glossary of Bible terms, places, and people; color maps; timelines; family trees; boxes; and, tables.
Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Literature
Review by Gilbert Lozano
Citation: Gilbert Lozano, review of Carol Hupping, ed., The Jewish Bible: A JPS Guide, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).
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