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A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible
Collins, John J.

Minneapolis: Fortress, 2014 pp. xx + 376.2nd Edition. $45.00


Description: A marvel of conciseness, John J. Collinsí A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is quickly becoming one of the most popular introductory textbooks in colleges and university classrooms. Here the erudition of Collinsí renowned Introduction to the Hebrew Bible is combined with even more student-friendly features, including charts, maps, photographs, chapter summaries, illuminating vignettes, and bibliographies for further reading. The second edition has been carefully revised to take the latest scholarly developments into account. This dedicated webpage includes test banks and classroom resources for the busy instructor under the Professor and Student tabs.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Literature, Methods, Linguistics, Historical Approaches, Literary Approaches

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Review by David M. Carr
Published 9/9/2015
Citation: David M. Carr, review of John J. Collins, A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


Review by Corinne Blackmer
Published 9/9/2015
Citation: Corinne Blackmer, review of John J. Collins, A Short Introduction to the Hebrew Bible, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


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