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Ausgabe:

Dezember/2016

Spalte:

1339–1341

Kategorie:

Bibelwissenschaft

Autor/Hrsg.:

Riches, John [Ed.]

Titel/Untertitel:

The New Cambridge History of the Bible. Vol. 4: From 1750 to the Present.

Verlag:

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2015. 868 S. m. 5 Abb. Geb. US$ 196,00. ISBN 978-0-521-85823-6.

Rezensent:

Jill Middlemas

The work stems from an effort to update the original volumes of the Cambridge History of the Bible (1963–1970) and represents the last in a four-part series that include Volume 1: From the Beginnings to 600, Volume 2: From 600–1450, and Volume 3: From 1450–1750. Volume 4 covers biblical research from the Enlightenment to the Modern period. As stated in the Preface, »One might say that the central task for this volume is to allow the diverse histories of the Bible in dif-ferent parts of the world over the last 250 years to come more sharp-ly into focus, in such a way that historians of the Bible and of world history may come to recognise its continuing contribution to cultural and social developments« (XIV). In providing an overview to the history of the ...


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