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    • The Modern Scholar

    • The Hebrew Bible
    • By: Lawrence H. Schiffman
    • Narrated by: Lawrence H. Schiffman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    In this course, objectively delivered by Professor Lawrence H. Schiffman, listeners will engage in a discussion on how that collection came into being and how it was passed down and interpreted throughout the ages. You will sample approaches both traditional and modern, making use of the works of a broad sampling of scholars - ancient, medieval, and modern - to understand the message of the Hebrew Scriptures and the stories they told

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An useful introduction

    • By Jim D on 05-02-13

    Regular price: $49.95

    • The Modern Scholar: Odyssey of the West I: A Classic Education through the Great Books: Hebrews and Greeks

    • By: Prof. Timothy Shutt, Prof. Eric H. Cline, Prof. Kim J. Hartswick, and others
    • Narrated by: Professor Timothy B. Shutt, Professor Eric H. Cline, Professor Kim J. Hartswick, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    The lectures address-in chronological sequence-a series of major works that have shaped the ongoing development of Western thought both in their own right and in cultural dialogue with other traditions. In the process, the course engages many of the most perennial and far-reaching questions that we face in our daily lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Chapter Divisions ARE Present

    • By Rand on 09-01-10

    Regular price: $49.95

    • The World's Greatest Book

    • The Story of How the Bible Came to Be
    • By: Lawrence H. Schiffman Ph.D., Jerry Pattengale Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: George W. Sarris
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    From the earliest oral traditions to ink on parchment and ultimately the printing press, this is the story behind the best-selling book of all time. Original texts were captured and passed down from generation to generation by elders and leaders, many inked by hand in extreme conditions. Christians and Jews canonized the Christian, Catholic, and Hebrew Bibles over a period of thousands of years. Devoted people dedicated their lives throughout time to put this unique book into the hands of people worldwide.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Couple of errors.

    • By Simandl on 12-13-17

    Regular price: $22.74

    • The Modern Scholar

    • The Dead Sea Scrolls: The Truth behind the Mystique
    • By: Professor Lawrence H. Schiffman
    • Narrated by: Professor Lawrence H. Schiffman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    In this course, Professor Lawrence H. Schiffman imparts a clear understanding of what the Dead Sea Scrolls are, and even more importantly, what they are not. Indeed, everything about the Scrolls, from their long road to full publication to the haggling over dating and translation, has been shrouded in controversy. In these lectures, Professor Schiffman gives a fascinating explanation of the content of the Scrolls and the times in which the Scrolls were kept.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A well-balanced account of the Qumran Scrolls

    • By Jacobus on 12-27-12

    Regular price: $49.95

    • The Modern Scholar: Odyssey of the West II: A Classic Education through the Great Books: From Athens to Rome and the Gospels

    • By: Prof. Timothy Shutt, Prof. Kim J. Hartswick, Prof. Joel F. Richeimer, and others
    • Narrated by: Professor Timothy B. Shutt, Professor Kim J. Hartswick, Professor Joel F. Richeimer, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    The lectures address-in chronological sequence-a series of major works that have shaped the ongoing development of Western thought both in their own right and in cultural dialogue with other traditions. In the process, the course engages many of the most perennial and far-reaching questions that we face in our daily lives.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not bad

    • By Alberto Dominguez on 07-29-11

    Regular price: $49.95