Invitation to the Septuagint

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Baker Academic, Nov 15, 2000 - Bibles - 351 pages
This comprehensive yet user-friendly primer to the Septuagint acquaints readers with the Greek versions of the Old Testament.

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A very expansive and thorough introduction to the Septuagint, its study, and its place in Biblical criticism. The book is well organized and suited for a variety of audiences. The book begins with ... Read full review

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This book is the perfect first book on the subject of the Septuagint. It covers all the basic issues and history of the discipline. It's also a very nice quick review for the specialist. I recommend ... Read full review


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About the author (2000)

Karen H. Jobes is the Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis at Wheaton College. She is the author of The Alpha-Text of Esther: Its Character and Relationship to the Masoretic Text.

Moises Silva taught biblical studies at Westmont College, Westminster Theological Seminary, and Gordon-Conwell Seminary. He is the author or coauthor of eight books, and the revising editor of the Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible.

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