Religion final (whole course)

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Most significant things about Hebrew Bible (1)
It is an interpreted text - translation process is an act of interpretation, some manuscripts are corrupt (1 Sam 13:1) and original text had no word division/punctuation. Words may also have more than one meaning!
Most significant things about Hebrew Bible (2)
it will always need interpreting - three worlds all involve interpretation
Most significant things about Hebrew Bible (3)
it is a "classic" - used in literature, art, music, etc
Most significant things about Hebrew Bible (4)
it is almost completely anonymous (exceptions: Sirach, Proverbs, Psalms)
World Behind the Text
Event/process of composition, and historical world
World of the text
Canonization, literary world
World in front of the text
Translation, interpretation, and transmission, a "present take" on the text