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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" —Covenent▼❑Tanak—24 Books•❑Torah / Law•❑Prophets / Nabiim•❑Writings / Kethebim▼❑Old Testament▼❑Retronym•❑Christian distinction based from Jeremiah 31:41-34▼❑Jews—Hebrew Bible / Tanak▼❑Combined in one book•❑I Samuel & II Samuel•❑I Kings & II Kings•❑I Chronicles & II Chronicles•❑The Book of The 12 Prophets▼❑Septuagent▼❑285-246 ce•❑Translated from Hebrew to Greek•❑Ptolemy Philadelphus•❑Includes the "Apocrypha"▼❑Historical Critical Method▼❑Long History of Transmission•❑1) oral•❑2) literary▼❑Foreign▼❑distance b/t interpreter & text itself•❑historical distance•❑literary distance•❑language distance•❑cultural distance•❑...•❑Helps scholars to establish distance form text and intimacy•❑Sender -> Text -> Receiver▼❑Tools aid in interpreting what writer meant...
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- Spring '09
- Writer, Books of Samuel, Books of Kings, Tanakh, Books of Chronicles, distance form text