- Publisher: Continnuum-3pl
- Format: Paperback | 267 pages
- Dimensions: 156mm x 234mm x 15mm | 390g
- Publication date: 1 November 2009
- ISBN 10: 0567112055
- ISBN 13: 9780567112057
- Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
History and Interpretation is a collection of seventeen essays on the Old Testament and the history of ancient Israel and commemorates the sixtieth birthday of John H. Hayes, Professor of Old Testament at Candler School of Theology (Emory University). All the contributors were Hayes's doctoral students at Emory, and their essays cover a wide range of topics that reflect their teachers own scholarly interests-from historical geography and the history of ancient Israel to religion, theology, and the exegesis of individual texts. The methodologies employed are equally diverse: some focus on text-critical or form-critical issues, while others are essentially historical, rhetorical, or literary critical studies. Three essays are devoted to the Pentateuch, three to the Historical Books, four to the Prophets, and seven to the history of ancient Israel. A bibliography of Professor Hayes's publications is also included.
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M. Patrick Graham is Margaret A. Pitts Associate Professor of Theological Bibliography at Candler School of Theology, and Director of Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta. Jeffrey Kah-jin Kuan is Professor of Old Testament at Pacific School of Religion and Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.