Table of contents for From ancient writings to sacred texts : the Old Testament and Apocrypha / S.A. Nigosian.


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Contents
List of Tables and Charts
Preface
Abbreviations
1 History of Biblical Texts
 Old Testament Writings
 Invention of Writing
 Formation of the Hebrew Text
 Recognition of the Jewish Scripture
 Translations of the Hebrew Text
 Translations of Translated Texts
 The Christian Canon
 Notes
2 Pentateuch
 Genesis
 Exodus to Deuteronomy
 Question of Authorship
 Notes
3 History
 Joshua
 Judges
 Ruth
 Samuel
 Kings
 Deuteronomistic History
 Chronicles
 Ezra-Nehemiah
 Esther
 Notes
4 Poetry and Wisdom
 Job
 Psalms
 Proverbs
 Ecclesiastes
 Song of Songs
 Notes
5 Prophets
 Isaiah
 Jeremiah
 Lamentations
 Ezekiel
 Daniel
 The Twelve
 Prophetic Collections
 Notes
6 Apocrypha/Deuterocanon
 Esdras
 Tobit
 Judith
 Additions to the Book of Esther
 Wisdom of Solomon
 Ecclesiasticus/Sirach
 Baruch and Letter of Jeremiah
 Azariah and Three Young Men, Susanna, Bel and the Dragon
 Prayer of Manasseh
 Maccabees
 Psalm 151
 Modern Interest
 Notes
7 Biblical Texts: Concluding Remarks
 Authorship
 Borrowings
 Ancient Near East
 Dating of Biblical Texts
Glossary
Bibliography
Index




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Bible, O, T, Introductions, Bible, O, T, Apocrypha Introductions, Middle Eastern literature Relation to the Old Testament