McCarter, P. Kyle I Samuel

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I Samuel

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I Samuel is Volume 8 in the  Anchor Bible series of new, book-by book  translations of the Old and New Testaments and Apocrypha. In  his series debut, P. Kyle McCarter, Jr., has  written a volume of interest and value to both the  scholar and the general  reader.

McCarter's treatment of I Samuel  consists  of:

Introduction : review of the literary problems and  historical circumstances surrounding the writing of  the  book.

Translation : fresh and authoratative, this new  translation of I Samuel fully utilizes  for the first time ancient manuscript fragments  found at Qumran.

Textual  Notes : for the scholar, technical  information on the texts used in the  translation.

Notes : for the untrained  reader, descriptions of people, places, customs,  and unusual features of the  language.

Commentary : an explanatory  summary of each passage of  translation.

Maps : illustrating the book's  dramatic events.
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About the Author:

P. Kyle McCarter, Jr., is William F. Albright Professor in Biblical and Near Eastern Studies at Johns Hopkins University. He holds degrees from Harvard University, McCormick Theological Seminary, and the University of Oklahoma.

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9780300139501: I Samuel (The Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries): A New Translation with Introduction, Notes and Commentary (Anchor Yale Bible (Paper)): 08 (Anchor Bible Commentary (YUP))

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Publisher: Yale University Press, 1995

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