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Author Hayes, John H. (John Haralson), 1934-2013.
Title An introduction to Old Testament Study / John H. Hayes.
Imprint Nashville : Abingdon, 1979.

Author Hayes, John H. (John Haralson), 1934-2013.
Subject Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History.
Bible. Old Testament -- Introductions.
Alternate Title Old Testament Study.
Description 400 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents 1. The canon of the Old Testament -- A. Early references to a developing canon -- B. The close of the Jewish canon -- C. The Old Testament in the early church -- D. Protestants and the Hebrew canon -- E. The canon and contemporary studies -- 2. The textual criticism of the Old Testament -- A. Hebrew manuscripts and texts -- B. The Samaritan and Greek texts -- C. Differences among the texts -- D. Variant readings and scribal practices -- E. Rules and principles in textual criticism -- 3. The historical-critical approach to the Old Testament -- A. Literary criticism in the early synagogue and church -- B. Early Jewish and Christian interpretation of the Old Testament -- Biblical study from the Middle Ages to the Reformation -- D. The origins of the historical-critical approach -- E. Pentateuchal criticism -- 4. Old Testament form criticism -- A. Hermann Gunkel and the rise of form criticism -- B. Form criticism and the narratives in Genesis -- C. Form-critical study of the Psalms -- D. Form-critical study of the Prophets -- E. Form criticism and the Old Testament Laws -- F. Form-critical study of wisdom literature -- G. Issues in contemporary form-critical study -- 5. The Pentateuch -- A. Wellhausen and classical source criticism -- B. Reactions to documentary analysis -- C. The contributions of the history of tradition approach -- D. The theology of Pentateuchal traditions and sources -- E. Contemporary issues in Pentateuchal studies -- 6. The Historical books -- A. Pentateuchal sources in the former prophets? -- B. The Deuteronomistic history -- C. Pre-Deuteronomistic materials in the former prophets D. I and II Chronicles -- E. Ezra-Nehemiah -- 7. Israelite prophecy -- A. The prophets and ecstatic experience -- B. The diversity of prophets in ancient Israel -- C. The forms of prophetic speech -- D. The origin of prophetical books -- E. Summary remarks on prophecy -- 8. The Psalms -- A. Approaches to Psalms study -- B. Issues in the form-critical study of the Psalms -- C. The Psalms and the cult -- D. Psalms types and cultic ritual -- 9. Israelite Wisdom literature -- A. Wisdom in Israel -- B. The character of Israelite Wisdom -- C. Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes -- D. Other Wisdom literature? -- 10. Daniel and Jewish Apocalyptic -- A. The nature of the Book of Daniel -- B. The nature of Apocalyptic writings -- C. The Apocalyptic vision of Daniel -- D. The general background of Jewish Apocalyptic -- Index of modern authors -- Index of subjects -- Index of Biblical passages.
ISBN 0687013631
OCLC # 4495227
Additional Format Online version: Hayes, John Haralson, 1934- Introduction to Old Testament Study. Nashville : Abingdon, 1979 (OCoLC)606140396

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