John Drane's survey provides an engaging general introduction to the persons, events, and cultural contexts of the Bible. Arranged historically, Drane's text takes readers through the Bible with numerous special articles that highlight historical and interpretative controversies that figure significantly in contemporary scholarship. This leading introductory textbook provides students with an accessible and critical understanding of biblical literature.
Revisions to the second edition include:
Rich, full-color interior design
Chapter openers listing overarching themes