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Author Eissfeldt, Otto, 1887-1973.

Title The Old Testament, an introduction : including the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, and also the works of similar type from Qumran, the history of the formation of the Old Testament / Otto Eissfeldt ; translated by Peter R. Ackroyd
Published Oxford : Blackwell, 1965


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Description xxiv, 861 pages ; 26 cm
Series Frye annotated ; no. 570
Contents The pre literary stage : the smallest units and their setting in life. Prose types ; Sayings ; Songs -- The literary prehistory of the books of the Old Testament -- The analysis of the books of the Old Testament. The history of Pentateuchal criticism ; Analysis of the Pentateuchal narrative ; The four narrative strands ; The collections of laws ; The older historical books ; The writing prophets -- The canon. The history of the canon ; Apocrypha and pseudepigrapha ; Apocryphal and pseudepigraphical writings among the Qumrān texts -- The text. The prehistory of the text forms which have survived ; The Masoretic text ; Non-Masoretic forms of the text
Analysis Bible. Old Testament - Introductions
Bible. Old Testament Deutero-canonical books
Notes Includes bibliographical references in 'Additional literature and notes': p. 722-785
Simultaneously published: New York : Harper and Row, 1965
Translation of the 3rd German ed. Tubingen : J.C.R. Mohr, 1964
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Translated from the 3rd German edition of a work first published in Tubingen in 1934, under title: Einleitung in das Alte Testament
Subject Apocryphal Books (Old Testment) -- Introductions
Bible. Apocrypha -- Introductions.
Bible. Old Testament -- Introductions.
Bible. Old Testament. Apocrypha and Apocryphal books -- Introductions
Bible. Apocrypha -- Introductions.
Apocryphal books (Old Testament) -- Introductions.
Apocryphal books.
Author Ackroyd, Peter R.
LC no. 65015399
ISBN 063108830X
Other Titles History of the formation of the Old Testament