Friday, January 9, 2009

Ancient Literature: Bible

10-Second Literature Reviews.

Ancient Literature: Bible

Hebrew Canon. 24 books. 3 divisions. First, the Law or Torah, the first 5 books, the Pentateuch. Second, the 8 books of the Prophets. Finally, the “Writings,” including the Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Song of Solomon, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, Esther, Daniel, Ezra and Chronicles.

Christian Bible. 39 books. 17 historical books, from Genesis to Esther. 5 poetical books from Job to the Song of Solomon. Prophetic books from Isaiah to Malachi.

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