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How to Read the Bible : history, prophecy, literature-- why modern readers need to know the difference, and what it means for faith today / Steven L. McKenzie.

By: McKenzie, Steven L, 1953-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005Description: 207 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780195161496 (alk. paper); 0195161491 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Bible -- Introductions | Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etcOnline resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
Contents:
Introduction: Jonah and genre -- Not exactly as it happened : historiography in the Bible -- Forthtelling, nor foretelling : biblical prophecy -- Life’s real questions : wisdom literature and the Bible -- Not the end of the world as we know it : wisdom literature in the Bible -- Issues in the churches : the letters of the New Testament.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-203) and index.

Introduction: Jonah and genre -- Not exactly as it happened : historiography in the Bible -- Forthtelling, nor foretelling : biblical prophecy -- Life’s real questions : wisdom literature and the Bible -- Not the end of the world as we know it : wisdom literature in the Bible -- Issues in the churches : the letters of the New Testament.

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