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  • 272 Pages
  • Publisher: Baker Book House
  • Publication Date: July 2016
  • ISBN: FBROTZELROLDTESTAMENTTEXTUALC9780801097539

Old Testament Textual Criticism: A Practical Introduction (2nd Ed.)

Brotzmann, Ellis R.

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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. The book includes clear discussions of how biblical manuscripts were copied, how manuscripts relate to each other historically, how translators have affected the text, and the impact of different readings on our interpretation.

This successful classic 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.

About the Contributors

Ellis R. Brotzman (PhD, New York University), now retired, was senior professor of Old Testament at Tyndale Theological Seminary in the Netherlands for more than twenty years. He has taught at a variety of institutions around the world and continues to teach in his retirement.

Eric J. Tully (PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison) is assistant professor of Old Testament and Semitic languages at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. Prior to coming to Trinity, he taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Nashotah House Theological Seminary. Tully is the author of The Translation and Translator of the Peshitta of Hosea.

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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. The book includes clear discussions of how biblical manuscripts were copied, how manuscripts relate to each other historically, how translators have affected the text, and the impact of different readings on our interpretation.

This successful classic 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.

About the Contributors

Ellis R. Brotzman (PhD, New York University), now retired, was senior professor of Old Testament at Tyndale Theological Seminary in the Netherlands for more than twenty years. He has taught at a variety of institutions around the world and continues to teach in his retirement.

Eric J. Tully (PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison) is assistant professor of Old Testament and Semitic languages at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. Prior to coming to Trinity, he taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Nashotah House Theological Seminary. Tully is the author of The Translation and Translator of the Peshitta of Hosea.

  • Cover Type:
  • 272 Pages
  • Publisher: Baker Book House
  • Publication Date: July 2016
  • ISBN: FBROTZELROLDTESTAMENTTEXTUALC9780801097539