Product Cover Image

Introduction to the Bible, 8th Edition

By Christian E Hauer, William A. Young

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jun 24, 2011

More Product Info

Description

A Literary, Historical, and Contemporary Perspective of the Bible

 

Introduction to the Bible approaches the Bible by considering it from three different viewpoints: literary, historical, and contemporary. This unique approach underscores the dynamics of each view and the methods scholars have developed to study them. 

 

Additionally, the authors are especially careful to distinguish the historical and literary 'viewpoints' for students new to the discipline; encouraging them to consider and discuss the contemporary significance of the Bible.

 

Teaching and Learning Experience

 

Personalize Learning - MySearchLabdelivers proven resultsin helping individual students succeed. It provides engaging experiencesthat personalize, stimulate, and measure learning for each student. And, it comes from a trusted partnerwith educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students, instructors, and departments achieve their goals.

 

Improve Critical Thinking - Introduction to the Bible provides an analysis of the role of the Bible in contemporary American culture; stimulates students' awareness of Biblical thought through suggested readings related to contemporary ethical issues; shows the relevance of religious thought; and helps students examine their assumptions, discern hidden values, evaluate evidence, assess their conclusions, and more!

 

Engage Students - Introduction to the Bible encourages thoughtful discussion and reflection of contents – including biblical controversies – through chapter summaries, case studies, maps and charts.

 

Support Instructors - Teaching your course just got easier!  You can create a Customized Text or use our Instructor’s Manual, or PowerPoint Presentation Slides.  Plus, Introduction to the Bible provides an annotated list of movies and documentary films related to the Bible, and information on how to obtain them for classroom use.

 

Note: MySearchLab does no come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit www.MySearchLab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearchLab (VP ISBN-10: 0205230121, VP ISBN-13:  9780205230129)

 

Table of Contents

PART ONE:  Introduction

Chapter 1  The Three Worlds of the Bible: An Orientation  1

Chapter 2  Preparing for the Journey: An Orientation to the Methods of Biblical Study

 

PART TWO:  The Torah

Chapter 3  Origins: The Book of Genesis  67

Chapter 4  Covenant: Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and  

 

PART THREE:  Prophets

Chapter 5  The Nation Israel: Joshua, Judges, First and Second Samuel, First and Second Kings (The Former Prophets)  109

Chapter 6  Covenant Advocates: The Prophets of Ancient Israel (The Latter Prophets)  137

 

PART FOUR:  The Writings

Chapter 7  Israel’s Sacred Songs: Psalms, Song of Songs, and Lamentations (The Writings I)  163

Chapter 8  The Way of Wisdom: Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes (The Writings II)  179

Chapter 9  The Rest of the Writings: Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Ruth, Esther, and Daniel

 

PART FIVE:  After the Tanak

Chapter 10 Jewish Life and Literature (200 B.C.E - 100 C.E.)  213

 

PART SIX:  The Gospels

Chapter 11   Jesus of Nazereth  239

Chapter 12  The Four Gospels: Mark, Matthew, Luke, and John  261 

 

PART SEVEN:  The Acts of the Apostles

Chapter 13  The Birth of Christianity: The Acts of the Apostles  289

 

PART EIGHT:  Letters

Chapter 14  Paul: Apostle to the Gentiles—The Letters of Paul  307

Chapter 15  The Growing Church: The Pastoral and General Epistles, Hebrews, and the Revelation to John  329

 

PART NINE:  Conclusion

Chapter 16  Journey On!  357

 

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-205-05165-0

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-05165-6

Format: Alternate Binding

$121.73 | Free Ground Shipping.

Add to Cart

Digital Choices ?

MyLab & Mastering with Pearson eText is a complete digital substitute for a print value pack at a lower price.

MyLab & Mastering ?

MyLab & Mastering products deliver customizable content and highly personalized study paths, responsive learning tools, and real-time evaluation and diagnostics. MyLab & Mastering products help move students toward the moment that matters most—the moment of true understanding and learning.

eTextbook ?

With CourseSmart eTextbooks and eResources, you save up to 60% off the price of new print textbooks, and can switch between studying online or offline to suit your needs.

Once you have purchased your eTextbooks and added them to your CourseSmart bookshelf, you can access them anytime, anywhere.