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The Hebrew Bible: A Brief Socio-Literary Introduction
Gottwald, Norman K.
Gaudino, Rebecca J. Kruger, editor

Minneapolis: Fortress, 2008 pp. xxiv + 388. $45.00


Description: One of the pioneers of the socioliterary study of the Hebrew Bible introduces the beginning student to the social forces that shaped ancient Israel's history and scriptures. Norman K. Gottwald brings new light to every book of the Hebrew Bible, and to the older traditions and sources on which those writings in part depend, paying particular attention to the rise and fall of empires and the social revolution achieved in Israel's beginnings.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Literature

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Review by David M. Maas
Published 5/20/2011
Citation: David M. Maas, review of Norman K. Gottwald; Rebecca J. Kruger Gaudino, ed., The Hebrew Bible: A Brief Socio-Literary Introduction, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2011).


Review by Steven L. McKenzie
Published 9/5/2012
Citation: Steven L. McKenzie, review of Norman K. Gottwald; Rebecca J. Kruger Gaudino, ed., The Hebrew Bible: A Brief Socio-Literary Introduction, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2012).


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