Biblical Literacy: The Most Important People, Events, and Ideas of the Hebrew Bible (1997 Telushkin), book

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Biblical Literacy: The Most Important People, Events, and Ideas of the Hebrew Bible (1997) is a book by Joseph Telushkin.

Abstract

An introduction to the Hebrew Bible from a Jewish perspective.

"Its scholarship is impeccable, yet it reads like a novel...Makes available in one volume the Bible's timeless stories of love, deceit, and the human condition; its important laws and ideas; and an annotated listing of all 613 laws of the Torah."--Publisher description.

Editions

Published in New York, NY: William Morrow, 1997.

Contents

People and events -- The Torah -- Genesis -- Exodus -- Leviticus -- Numbers -- Deuteronomy -- The Early prophets -- Joshua -- Judges -- Samuel -- Kings -- The later prophets -- Isaiah -- Jeremiah -- Ezekiel -- The twelve minor prophets -- The writings -- Psalms -- Proverbs -- Job -- The five scrolls -- Daniel -- Ezra and Nehemiah -- Chronicles -- Laws and ideas -- Genesis -- Exodus -- Leviticus -- Numbers -- Deuteronomy -- The 613 laws of the Torah in order of appearance -- The Books of the Hebrew Bible in order of appearance -- Dates of major biblical events and characters.

External links

  • [ Google Books]