The Pentateuch Paperback

Fortess Commentary on the Bible Study Edition

by Gale A. Yee; Hugh R. Page; Marrhew J. M. Coomber;


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The Pentateuch

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This concise commentary on the Pentateuch, excerpted from the Fortress Commentary on the Bible: The Old Testament and Apocrypha, engages readers in the work of biblical interpretation. Contributors from a rich diversity of perspectives connect historical-critical analysis with sensitivity to current theological, cultural, and interpretive issues. introductory articles describe the challenges of reading the Old Testament in ancient and contemporary contexts, relating the biblical theme of "the people of God" to our complex, multicultural world, and reading the Old Testament as Christian Scripture, followed by a survey of "Themes and Perspectives in the Torah: Creation, Kinship, and Covenant." Each chapter (Genesis through Deuteronomy) includes an introduction and commentary on the text through the lenses of three critical questions: The Text in Its Ancient Context; The Text in the Interpretive Tradition; The Text in Contemporary Discussion. The Pentateuch introduces fresh perspectives and draws students, as well as preachers and interested readers, into the challenging work of interpretation.

The Pentateuch by Gale A. Yee; Hugh R. Page; Marrhew J. M. Coomber was published by Fortress Press,U.S. in September 2016. The ISBN for The Pentateuch is 9781506414423.

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Page last updated 3rd December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherFortress Press,U.S. (September 2016)
Weight485g
Number of Pages294
Thickness23 mm
Height235 mm
Width191 mm
ISBN9781506414423
ISBN-101506414427
Product Code4456572
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