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1: Exploring the Old Testament: A Guide to the Pentateuch (Exploring the Bible Series)

Wenham, Gordon J.

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ISBN 10: 083082541X / ISBN 13: 9780830825417
Published by IVP Academic
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083082541X THIS LISTING IS FOR ALL FOUR VOLUMES--Volume I: A Guide to the Pentateuch, Volume II: A Guide to the Historical Books, Volume III: A Guide to the Psalms and Wisdom Literature, and Volume IV: A Guide to the Prophets. NOTE: While Volumes I, III and IV are from the American printing, the second volume is the UK edition. As such, it is slightly smaller than the other volumes, and unlike the other 3, it has black boards and a dust jacket illustrated like the other three volumes. Content is the same. All four volumes are clean and unmarked, with solid spines and firmly attached text blocks. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-2001416

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Publisher: IVP Academic

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Exploring the Old Testament: A Guide to the Pentateuch offers a clear overview of the "five books of Moses," as well as an introduction to the historical and textual questions that modern scholarship has posed and the answers it has proposed. This critically informed, textually sensitive introduction to the Pentateuch introduces students to

  • the basic features of the Pentateuch
  • the social world of the Bible
  • the latest scholarship on the composition of the Pentateuch
  • literary techniques and forms
  • theme, composition and rhetorical function of the Pentateuch
In this textbook you will find double-column formatting for ease of use, annotated bibliographies for further reading, sidebar explorations of select historical and textual topics in greater detail, a glossary of terms, and relevant charts and maps.

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Gordon J. Wenham is lecturer in Old Testament at Trinity College, Bristol. He was formerly professor of Old Testament at the University of Gloucestershire. He is a recognized expert on the Pentateuch and has written commentaries on Genesis, Leviticus and Numbers in addition to numerous studies in the Old Testament.

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