The Meaning of the Bible

What the Jewish Scriptures and Christian Old Testament Can Teach Us

By Douglas A. Knight; Amy-Jill Levine
(HarperOne, Paperback, 9780062067739, 496pp.)

Publication Date: August 2012

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About the Author
Douglas A. Knight is Drucilla Moore Buffington Professor of Hebrew Bible and professor of Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University. Knight is the author of Law, Power, and Justice in Ancient Israel and Rediscovering the Traditions of Israel.

Amy-Jill Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University and affiliate faculty at the Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations in Cambridge, UK. Levine is the author of The Misunderstood Jew and served as co-editor of The Jewish Annotated New Testament.

Amy-Jill Levine is E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School. She is the author of numerous books and articles on Christian origins, anti-Jewish theologies, feminism, formative Judaism, and the search for the "Historical Jesus." She has written "The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus, "edited a twelve-volume series, the "Feminist Companions to the New Testament and Early Christian Literature", and been awarded grants from the Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Council of Learned Societies.

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