THE PHILOSOPHY OF HEBREW SCRIPTURE : AN INTRODUCTION
New York; Cambridge University Press, 2012. Softcover. Item #34859
Original Wraps. 8vo. XI, 379 pages. 25 cm. First edition. “The Philosophy of Hebrew Scripture proposes a new framework for reading the Bible. It shows how biblical authors used narrative and prophetic oratory to advance universal arguments about ethics, political philosophy, and metaphysics. It offers bold new studies of biblical narratives and prophetic poetry, transforming forever our understanding of what the stories of Abel, Abraham, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, and David, and the speeches of Isaiah and Jeremiah, were meant to teach. ” - Publishers description. Subjects: Political science - Philosophy. Jewish philosophy. Narration in the Bible. Bible. Old Testament - Philosophy. Bible. Old Testament. Near fine condition. (BIBLE-13-58).