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The Cambridge History of the Bible

Volume 1. From the Beginnings to Jerome

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Matthew Black, David Diringer, D. J. Wiseman, C. H. Roberts, Peter R. Ackroyd, G. W. Anderson, Shemaryahu Talmon, G. Vermes, C. F. Evans, R. M. Grant, J. N. Birdsall, C. K. Barrett, R. P. C. Hanson, M. F. Wiles, H. F. D. Sparks, Gerald Bonner, J. A. Lamb
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  • Date Published: October 1975
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521099738

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  • Volume 1 of The Cambridge History of the Bible concerns the earliest period down to Jerome and takes as its central theme the process by which the books of both Testaments came into being and emerged as a canon of scripture, and the use of canonical writings in the early church.

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    'This volume is a distinguished achievement. Its scholarship is sound and up to date. Nowhere else, it is safe to say, will a reader find so comprehensive and informed an account of the wide field it covers.' The Times Literary Supplement

    'Once again the editors, publishers and contributors have produced a magnificent volume well worthy to stand alongside its two predecessors … Judged by any standaed, the History is a landmark in Bible scholarship.' The Evangelical Quarterly

    'Professors Ackroyd and Evans have assembled an exceptionally distinguished team for this volume, and the resultant composition is as instructive as it is readable … Altogether this is an excellent work.' Bulletin of the SOAS

    'An indispensable work of reference both for historical theology and for the history of biblical scholarship.' Expository Times

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    Product details

    • Date Published: October 1975
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521099738
    • length: 688 pages
    • dimensions: 230 x 151 x 41 mm
    • weight: 1.03kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Corrections to the text
    Additions to the bibliography
    Part I. Language and Script:
    1. The biblical languages Matthew Black
    2. The biblical script David Diringer
    Part II. Books in the Ancient World:
    3. Books in the ancient near east and in the old testament D. J. Wiseman
    4. Books in the Graeco-Roman world and in the new testament C. H. Roberts
    Part III. The Old Testament:
    5. The old testament in the making Peter R. Ackroyd
    6. Canonical and non-canonical G. W. Anderson
    7. The old testament text Shemaryahu Talmon
    8. Bible and Midrash: early old testament exegesis G. Vermes
    Part IV. The New Testament:
    9. The new testament in the making C. F. Evans
    10. The new testament canon R. M. Grant
    11. The new testament text J. N. Birdsall
    12. The interpretation of the old testament in the new C. K. Barrett
    Part V. The Bible in the early Church:
    13. Biblical exegesis in the early church R. P. C. Hanson
    14. Origen as biblical scholar M. F. Wiles
    15. Theodore of mopsuestia as representative of the antiochene school M. F. Wiles
    16. Jerome as biblical scholar H. F. D. Sparks
    17. Augustine as biblical scholar Gerald Bonner
    18. The place of the Bible in the liturgy J. A. Lamb
    Notes on the plates
    Biblical and other references.

  • Editors

    P. R. Ackroyd

    C. F. Evans


    Matthew Black, David Diringer, D. J. Wiseman, C. H. Roberts, Peter R. Ackroyd, G. W. Anderson, Shemaryahu Talmon, G. Vermes, C. F. Evans, R. M. Grant, J. N. Birdsall, C. K. Barrett, R. P. C. Hanson, M. F. Wiles, H. F. D. Sparks, Gerald Bonner, J. A. Lamb

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