History and Ideology in the Old Testament: Biblical Studies at the End of a Millennium

Synopsis

'Deserves to be read by the younger generation of Biblical scholars who will train pastors and teachers in the new millennium' -Old Testament Essays'A first-class read' -Journal for the Study of the Old TestamentProfessor Barr has brought together aspects of controversy about the Bible at the end of the millennium with an emphasis on the Old Testament and the history of Israel. The central question is how far the Bible gives us a vision into a real world of the past and how far it expresses a world imagined for religious reasons by writes who lived many centuries later.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • James Barr
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford
Publication year:
  • 2000