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Beginning Biblical Studies
Frigge, Marielle

Winona, Minn.: Anselm Academic, 2013 pp. 236.Revised Edition. $34.95

Description: Beginning Biblical Studies, Revised Edition provides a readable, comprehensive, and engaging companion for use with a Bible. The revised edition, which uses the NSRV translation, maintains the originalís considerate approach geared toward those unfamiliar with the contents or origins of the Bible, or the Bibleís major events, characters, and themes. Revisions to the original amplify the religious breadth of the material with fuller treatment of Jewish, Orthodox, and Protestant perspectives, update scholarship, and improve maps and time lines. Additions include a new appendix on archaeology and the Bible, more photographs and new sidebars, as well as expanded recommended resources. . Appendices provide readers with additional material on topics such as the Hebrew calendar and important religious feasts, Israelite worship, archaeology, lectio divina, and more. Inclusive content and tone respect the diversity of readersí beliefs and traditions.

Subjects: Bible, Literature

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Review by Markus Lang
Published 6/12/2014
Citation: Markus Lang, review of Marielle Frigge, Beginning Biblical Studies, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2014).


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