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Book: The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures in Five Minutes

Chapter: 1. How Does One Read the Bible from a Scholarly Perspective?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.44875


Biblical studies is a multidisciplinary field that does not require personal faith to practice. Its methodologies are based on logic and make no truth claims. The Bible can be investigated in its ancient Near Eastern context or in its reception through time, including today.

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