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Judges 1-12

a new translation with introduction and commentary

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This edition was published in by Yale University Press in New Haven [Connecticut].

Written in English

593 pages

"Informed by the cultures of the ancient world, this fresh translation and insightful commentary to chapters 1 to 12 of the biblical book of Judges provide a multilayered analysis of some of Scripture's most stirring narratives and verses. It expands understanding of the Hebrew text by explaining its meaning, exploring its contexts, and charting its effect over time. A comprehensive Introduction surveys issues and approaches in the study of Judges. Introductory Remarks identify issues of religious, social, cultural, or historical significance for most segments. These provide a background to the Notes and frame for the exposition in the concluding Comments"--

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Judges 1-12

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"Informed by the cultures of the ancient world, this fresh translation and insightful commentary to chapters 1 to 12 of the biblical book of Judges provide a multilayered analysis of some of Scripture's most stirring narratives and verses. It expands understanding of the Hebrew text by explaining its meaning, exploring its contexts, and charting its effect over time. A comprehensive Introduction surveys issues and approaches in the study of Judges. Introductory Remarks identify issues of religious, social, cultural, or historical significance for most segments. These provide a background to the Notes and frame for the exposition in the concluding Comments"--

Judges 1-12

a new translation with introduction and commentary

This edition was published in by Yale University Press in New Haven [Connecticut].


Edition Description

"Informed by the cultures of the ancient world, this fresh translation and insightful commentary to chapters 1 to 12 of the biblical book of Judges provide a multilayered analysis of some of Scripture's most stirring narratives and verses. It expands understanding of the Hebrew text by explaining its meaning, exploring its contexts, and charting its effect over time. A comprehensive Introduction surveys issues and approaches in the study of Judges. Introductory Remarks identify issues of religious, social, cultural, or historical significance for most segments. These provide a background to the Notes and frame for the exposition in the concluding Comments"--

Table of Contents

Introduction. The rest in a commentary ; The book Judges ; The label Judges ; The texts of Judges ; The assessment of Judges ; The book of Judges in contemporary liturgy ; The study of Judges in the modern era ; This Anchor Yale Bible Judges
Bibliography
Translation
Notes and comments : prelude. The Southern tribes ; The Northern tribes
Notes and comments : arguments. What went wrong
Notes and comments : the judges. Othniel (Judg 3:7-11) ; Ehud (Judg 3:12-31) ; Deborah ; Gideon ; Abimelech ; "Minor" judges, major rift (Judg 10:1-16) ; Jephthah.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
The Anchor Yale Bible -- volume 6D, Bible -- v. 6D.
Copyright Date
2014

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
222/.32077
Library of Congress
BS1303 .S27 2014, BS192.2.A1 1964 .G3 vol. 6D, BS1303.S27 2013

The Physical Object

Pagination
xx, 593 pages
Number of pages
593

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL28390943M
Internet Archive
judges112newtran0000unse
ISBN 10
0300190336
ISBN 13
9780300190335
LC Control Number
2013008305
OCLC/WorldCat
841515983

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