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Engelska
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240
Utgivningsdatum
2013-08-15
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OUP USA
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241 x 158 x 19 mm
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1
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9780199781720
When God Spoke Greek (häftad)

When God Spoke Greek

The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible

Häftad Engelska, 2013-08-15
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Most readers of religious literature have no knowledge of the Bible that was used almost universally by early Christians, or of how that Bible was birthed, how it grew to prominence, and how it differs from the one used as the basis for most modern translations. Timothy Michael Law offers the first book for non-specialists to illuminate the Septuagint and its significance for religious and world history.
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Kevin Hart, Los Angeles Review of Books It is a gripping tale, beautifully told, and should be of profound interest to any reader of the Jewish or Christian BibleTimothy Michael Law has written the first introduction to the LXX that can be read by people outside the guild. It is a remarkable book, full of fascinating detail that I cannot evoke in a short review, a book that tells a rich story that no reader of the Bible can afford to ignore.


Sir Fergus Millar, Camden Professor of Ancient History (Emeritus), Oxford, and Fellow of the British Academy a splendid work... I haven't found any book so interesting and enjoyable in years


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<br>Timothy Michael Law is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of The Marginalia Review of Books. He was a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the University of Oxford from 2009-2012 and is Alexander von Humboldt Fellow in the Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen, Germany until 2014. He has published more than two-dozen articles and is author or editor of several books, including the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of the Septuagint (with Alison Salvesen), and the ongoing OUP series, The Apocrypha in the History of Interpretation (with David Lincicum). He also writes at timothymichaellaw.com.<br>

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TABLE OF CONTENTS ; 1 WHY THIS BOOK? ; 2 WHEN THE WORLD BECAME GREEK ; 3 WAS THERE A BIBLE BEFORE THE BIBLE? ; 4 THE FIRST BIBLE TRANSLATORS ; 5 GOG AND HIS NOT-SO-MERRY GRASSHOPPERS ; 6 BIRD DROPPINGS, STONED ELEPHANTS, AND EXPLODING DRAGONS ; 7 E PLURIBUS UNUM ; 8 THE SEPTUAGINT BEHIND THE NEW TESTAMENT ; 9 THE SEPTUAGINT IN THE NEW TESTAMENT ; 10 THE NEW OLD TESTAMENT ; 11 GOD'S WORD FOR THE CHURCH ; 12 THE MAN OF STEEL AND THE MAN WHO WORSHIPPED THE SUN ; 13 THE MAN WITH THE BURNING HAND VS. THE MAN WITH THE HONEYED SWORD ; 14 A POSTSCRIPT ; NOTES ; INDEX