By Bertil Albrektson

textual content, translation, theology - the 3 nouns within the identify point out the most fields of previous testomony research that are coated during this number of essays. textual content refers either to the background of biblical texts and to difficulties of textual feedback. Translation of the Hebrew Bible as a philological job is a crucial topic in different essays. Theology doesn't outline what the essays are yet what a few of them are approximately: non secular ideologies are items of enquiry. Bertil Albrektson gathers jointly a range of his essays, a few of that have develop into classics, which have been written on separate events and released in several, occasionally relatively distant, areas. They conceal greater than 4 many years of analysis, and for the 1st time they're now introduced jointly during this available quantity. Bertil Albrektson is a Swedish previous testomony student of overseas reputation, provided the Burkitt Medal for bible study through The British Academy in 2003. His writing used to be characterised via the past due Professor P.R. Ackroyd of King's collage, London, as 'a version of studying, readability and dry humour'. This quantity bargains a special source to present students of biblical studies.

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