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9780809141890

Reading the Bible

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  • ISBN13:

    9780809141890

  • ISBN10:

    0809141892

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-07-01
  • Publisher: Paulist Pr

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Summary

Using the "three worlds" of the historical background, the literary features, and the interpretive possibilities for the text, this book surveys the major divisions of the Bible and presents examples of how to interpret the Bible using contemporary methodologies.

Author Biography

Tomothy R. Carmody is a professor at Spring Hill College, Mobile, Alabama.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
1. Bible Basics: Reading the Bible in Faith
1(23)
Creating Readers of the Bible
1(1)
The Bible as the Word of God
2(4)
The Canon of the Bible
6(2)
The Process of Creating the Bible
8(2)
The Meaning of the Bible
10(5)
The Bible as History
15(1)
Genres of the Bible
16(1)
The Text of the Bible
17(3)
Order of Study
20(1)
Using Your Bible
20(4)
2. Old Testament Introduction
24(15)
3. Pentateuch
39(47)
Introduction 3
9(43)
Mythical Prehistory
52(8)
Genesis 2-3
52(8)
Ancestral Narratives
60(8)
Introduction
60(2)
Jacob and Esau (Genesis 27)
62(6)
The Law
68(18)
Introduction
68(2)
Exodus 21, 34; Leviticus 20; Deuteronomy 5
70(16)
4. Historical Books
86(23)
Introduction
86(3)
Deuteronomistic History
89(10)
Introduction
89(1)
Judges 4-5
90(9)
Historical Novels
99(10)
Introduction
99(2)
Ruth 3
101(8)
5. Wisdom Books
109(30)
Introduction
109(7)
Job
116(9)
Introduction
116(4)
Job 6-7
120(5)
Psalms
125
Introduction
125(3)
Psalm 22
128
Proverbs 1
2(137)
Introduction
132(3)
Proverbs 9
135(4)
6. The Prophets
139(46)
Introduction
139(13)
Isaiah
152(10)
Introduction
152(3)
Isaiah 6
155(7)
Jeremiah
162(11)
Introduction
162(4)
Jeremiah 13 :1-11
166(3)
Jeremiah 20:7-18
169(4)
Daniel
173(23)
Introduction
173(4)
Daniel 7
177(8)
7. New Testament Introduction
185(11)
8. Gospels and Acts of the Apostles
196(52)
Introduction
196(9)
Matthew
205(31)
Introduction
205(8)
Matthew 2:13-23
213(7)
Matthew 9:18-26
220(8)
Matthew 18:10-14
228(8)
John
236(12)
Introduction
236(5)
John 10:1-18
241(7)
9. Letters of Paul
248(34)
Introduction
248(14)
Romans
262(11)
Introduction
262(5)
Romans 3:21-26
267(6)
1 Thessalonians
273(9)
Introduction
273(3)
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
276(6)
10. Later New Testament Writings 282(24)
Introduction
282(1)
1 Peter
283(9)
Introduction
283(6)
1 Peter 3:13-22
289(3)
Revelation
292(1)
Introduction
292(14)
Revelation 14:14-20
300(6)
Glossary 306

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