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When God Spoke GreekThe Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible$
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Timothy Michael Law

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199781713

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781713.001.0001

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Why This Book?

Why This Book?

(p.1) 1 Why This Book?
When God Spoke Greek

Timothy Michael Law

Oxford University Press

Many have already encountered the Septuagint, even if they have never heard of it. This chapter introduces the book, and gives a preview of what readers can expect. There are at least four major reasons why the Septuagint deserves our attention.

Keywords:   Septuagint, Greek, Hebrew Bible, Early Christianity, New Testament, Old Testament, Bible, Dead Sea Scrolls, Apocrypha, Canon

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