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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Law: Two-Volume Set (Oxford Encyclopedias of the Bible) 1st Edition

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"A wide-ranging scholarly study of the Bible's enduring, ongoing impact."--
Library Journal

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Law is a valuable, well-researched reference work that will aid both legal and biblical research." --CHOICE

About the Author

Brent A. Strawn is Professor of Old Testament at the Candler School of Theology, Emory University, where he is also associated professor in the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies and a Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Law and Religion. He is the author of What Is
Stronger than a Lion? Leonine Image and Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East (2005) and over 150 articles, essays, and reviews. He is the editor or co-editor of thirteen other volumes, including The Bible and the Pursuit of Happiness: What the Old and New Testaments Teach Us about
the Good Life (Oxford University Press). He co-edits Cambridge University Press' Old Testament Theology series and sits on the editorial board of Oxford Biblical Studies Online, as well as the Common English Bible project, the Catholic Biblical Quarterly, the Journal of Biblical Literature, and
Explorations in the Ancient Near Eastern Culture (Eisenbrauns). He is presently at work on two volumes germane to the study of biblical law: a commentary on Deuteronomy for the New Cambridge Bible Commentary and a monograph on unintentional sin for the Society of Biblical Literature.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Oxford University Press; 1st edition (January 30, 2015)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 1164 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0199843309
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0199843305
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 8.72 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 12 x 4 x 9.6 inches
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