The Making of the Bible: From the First Fragments to Sacred Scripture is a new book by By Konrad Schmid and Jens Schröter. It sounds quite interesting!
Here’s an extract: Becoming a Religion of the Book from Lapham’s Quarterly
Konrad Schmid is Professor of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Judaism at the University of Zurich and the president of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament. He is the author of A Historical Theology of the Hebrew Bible and a co-author of The Making of the Bible: From the First Fragments to Sacred Scripture .
Jens Schröter is Professor of New Testament and Ancient Christian Apocrypha at Humboldt University in Berlin. He is the author of Jesus of Nazareth: Jew from Galilee, Savior of the World and a co-author of The Making of the Bible: From the First Fragments to Sacred Scripture .