Old Testament Textual Criticism: A Practical Introduction

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Old Testament Textual Criticism

Author: Ellis R. Brotzman & Eric J. Tully

This accessibly written, practical introduction to Old Testament textual criticism helps students understand the discipline and begin thinking through complex issues for themselves. The authors combine proven expertise in the classroom with cutting-edge work in Hebrew textual studies. This successful classic (nearly 25,000 copies sold) has been thoroughly expanded and updated to account for the many changes in the field over the past twenty years. It includes examples, illustrations, an updated bibliography, and a textual commentary on the book of Ruth.

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  1. Writing in the Ancient Near East
  2. A Brief Overview of the Transmission of the Old Testament Text
  3. Hebrew Texts of the Old Testament
  4. Ancient Translations of the Old Testament
  5. Critical Editions of the Old Testament Text
  6. Scribal Changes in the Old Testament Text Principles and Practice of Textual Criticism
  7. Textual Commentary on the Book of Ruth
  8. Textual Commentary on the Book of Ruth
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix A: An English Key to BHS
  • Appendix B: What Text (s) Are We Attempting to Reconstruct?
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