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literature of the English Bible

Sypherd, Wilbur Owen

literature of the English Bible

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Bible -- Introductions.,
  • Bible as literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Wilbur Owen Sypherd ...
    LC ClassificationsBS475 .S9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. l., [7]-230 p.
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6378831M
    LC Control Number38033687

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No Fear Literature is available online and in book form at Thorough summaries and insightful critical analyses of classic and contemporary literature. Our most popular guides include quick quizzes, so you can test your retention before. The book of Job, too, may be an example of diaspora literature because it was likely written in the wake of the Babylonian destruction, which gave rise to the question, Why would God punish Israel, the chosen people, with such mass suffering.

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