斯蒂芬·哈里斯:《理解圣经》(<em>Understanding the Bible</em>)第8版

斯蒂芬·哈里斯:《理解圣经》(Understanding the Bible)第8版

圣经教科书,最新版:
Understanding the BibleStephen Harris, Understanding the Bible, 8th edition, McGraw-Hill 2010. ISBN-10: 0073407445; ISBN-13: 9780073407449.

Overview

This best-selling nonsectarian guide is designed for students undertaking their first systematic study of the Bible. Placing each book of the Old Testament, Apocrypha, and the New Testament fully in its historical and cultural context, Understanding the Bible acquaints readers with the content as well as the major themes of each biblical book, and familiarizes them with the goals and methods of important scholarship.


Table of contents

Chapter 1 – The Bible: An Overview

Chapter 2 – The Process of Formation: How the Bible Was Transmitted, Canonized, and Translated

Part I – The Hebrew Bible: Tanakh, or Old Testament
Photo Essay – Mesopotamia: Fountainhead of Biblical Tradition

Chapter 3 – The Ancient Near East: The Environment That Produced the Bible

Chapter 4 – The Torah: Five Books of Divine Teaching
Photo Essay – Archaeology and the Bible

Chapter 5 – The Prophets (Nevi’im) I: The Story of Israel from the Promised Land to Exile

Chapter 6 – The Prophets (Nevi’im) II: Individual Spokespersons for God
Photo Essay – Nebuchadnezzar’s Babylon

Chapter 7 – The Writings (Kethuvim): Books of Poetry, Wisdom, Short Fiction, Apocalyptic Visions, and Sacred History

Chapter 8 – Books of the Second Canon: The Apocrypha

Chapter 9 – Between the Two Testaments: Roman Power, Greek Culture and the Growth of Multiple Judaisms

Part II – The New Testament: The Christian-Greek Scriptures
Photo Essay – Archaeological Sites and Artifacts Associated with Jesus’ Life

Chapter 10 – The New Testament: A Preview of the Gospels

Chapter 11 – The Gospels: Four Portraits of Jesus
Photo Essay – Diverse Portraits of Jesus

Chapter 12 – The Continuing Quest for the Historical Jesus

Chapter 13 – An Account of Christian Origins and the Pauline Letters
Photo Essay – Paul and His World

Chapter 14 – General Epistles and a Vision of End Time

Chapter 15 – Our Biblical Legacy: Evolving Concepts of God

Glossary of Major Biblical Characters, Terms, and Concepts

Selected Bibliography

Index

1 Comment

  1. 图南 · 2010-1-24 Reply

    冯先生在清华上课时就拿了一本《理解圣经》,不知道是第几版。我有一本第三版的,语言浅显,内容丰富。

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