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The Abingdon Introduction to the Bible: Understanding Jewish and Christian Scriptures
Kaminsky, Joel S., Joel N. Lohr and Mark Reasoner

Nashville: Abingdon, 2014 pp. xii + 366. $39.99


Description: This comprehensive introduction to the various collections of biblical literature used by Jews, Catholics, and Protestants gives the beginner clear, concise, and engaging entries into each book while covering major controversies. The authors show how various biblical books have influenced and continue to have an impact upon western ethics, politics, and, of course, religion. Using artistic renderings and charts, this book is student-friendly but communicates a depth of learning in a responsible and balanced fashion.

Subjects: Bible, Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, Old Testament Apocrypha, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, Literary Approaches, Theological Approaches

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Review by Marcel V. Măcelaru
Published 3/15/2018
Citation: Marcel V. Măcelaru, review of Joel S. Kaminsky, Joel N. Lohr, and Mark Reasoner, The Abingdon Introduction to the Bible: Understanding Jewish and Christian Scriptures, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2018).


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