Interpreting Biblical Literature provides all the resources needed to introduce students to the discipline of Biblical Studies. Scholarly yet entertaining, it leads readers on a journey to the ancient world of the Bible, helping them to understand and interpret the different biblical genres. This engaging textbook uses numerous analogies to facilitate student comprehension of the form, function and content of biblical texts.
It enhances learning by employing many color photos, illustrations, sidebars and maps. The lively layout, including a cartoon in each chapter, takes the intimidation out of studying challenging concepts.