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When God Spoke GreekThe Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible$
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Timothy Michael Law

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199781713

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781713.001.0001

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Why This Book?

Why This Book?

Chapter:
(p.1) 1 Why This Book?
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When God Spoke Greek
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Timothy Michael Law

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781713.003.0001

Many have already encountered the Septuagint, even if they have never heard of it. This chapter introduces the book, and gives a preview of what readers can expect. There are at least four major reasons why the Septuagint deserves our attention.

Keywords:   Septuagint, Greek, Hebrew Bible, Early Christianity, New Testament, Old Testament, Bible, Dead Sea Scrolls, Apocrypha, Canon

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