Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 January 2016

280 Pages


ISBN: 9780190212247

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How Repentance Became Biblical

Judaism, Christianity, and the Interpretation of Scripture

David A. Lambert

  • Provides a major, broad-based corrective to certain core tendencies of modern biblical scholarship
  • Furnishes dozens of new, alternative readings of well known biblical passages
  • Redescribes a range of key religious practices in the Hebrew Bible
  • Integrates a critical study of biblical texts with a study of post-biblical literature