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History and ideology in the Old Testament [electronic resource] : biblical studies at the end of a millennium / James Barr.

Author/Creator:
Barr, James, 1924-2006.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (209 p.)
Subjects:
Christianity.
Bible. O.T. -- Evidences, authority, etc.
Bible. O.T. -- History of Biblical events.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
How far does the Bible give us a vision of a real world in the past and how far is it an expression of a world imagined for religious reasons by writers who lived in much later times? Professor Barr explores this and other controversial issues.
Contents:
Contents; Abbreviations; 1. The Bible, History, and Apologetics; 2. The New Profile of Discussion about the Bible; 3. Biblical Criticism; 4. History of Israel; 5. Ideology; 6. Postmodernism; 7. Postmodernism and Theology; 8. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
Notes:
"The Hensley Henson Lectures for 1997 delivered to the University of Oxford."
Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-191) and index.
ISBN:
0-19-928053-3
1-281-94373-8
0-19-152067-5
9786611943738
OCLC:
676815194
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