The Bible in its Literary Milieu
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Published by Eerdmans .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

ContributionsJohn R. Maier (Editor), Vincent L. Tollers (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7903207M
ISBN 100802817998
ISBN 109780802817990

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The Bible—An Excellent Aid “The Bible is an awesome collection of literary work,” says the book The Bible in Its Literary Milieu. Indeed, its 66 books contain poetic forms, songs, and historical accounts from which young and old alike can learn. Changing Perceptions of Daniel: Reading Dan 4 and 5 in Context By R. Glenn Wooden Acadia Divinity College Nova Scotia Introduction The book of Daniel is a composite work finished in the second century BCE, with a history of development.1 Unfortunately, when we work on the book, concentrating on its. There is no need to repeat that here or to elaborate. What follows then is an outline of the book that recognizes its literary structure on the one hand and yet provides a practical way of proceeding in the exposition on the other. Introduction () I. God’s Election . The inspired author of the book used the literary form of religious novel (as in Esther and Judith) for the purpose of instruction and edification. The seemingly historical data, names of kings, cities, etc., are used as vivid details not only to create interest and charm, but .

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