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Unformatted text preview: 1-26-08`Word "Bible" come from "Ta Biblia""The Book""Cannon" from greek "Kanon""Read"Christians have 39 Books"Testament" CovenentTanak24 BooksTorah / LawProphets / NabiimWritings / KethebimOld TestamentRetronymChristian distinction based from Jeremiah 31:41-34JewsHebrew Bible / TanakCombined in one bookI Samuel & II SamuelI Kings & II KingsI Chronicles & II ChroniclesThe Book of The 12 ProphetsSeptuagent285-246 ceTranslated from Hebrew to GreekPtolemy PhiladelphusIncludes the "Apocrypha"Historical Critical MethodLong History of Transmission1) oral2) literaryForeigndistance b/t interpreter & text itselfhistorical distanceliterary distancelanguage distancecultural distance...Helps scholars to establish distance form text and intimacySender -> Text -> ReceiverTools aid in interpreting what writer meant...
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