It is a valuable introduction to the complex matters involved in the Book of Deuteronomy. It is engaging, non-technical, clearly organized and attentive to the beginning student. The commentary can serve as an introductory textbook for teachers, students and pastoral ministers.
J. L. Manzo, Assistant Professor of Old Testament, St. John's Seminary
With clarity and skill, Edward Owens unpacks the book of Deuteronomy and mines the historical depth and rhetorical artistry of an ancient text. Owens’ lucid analysis offers readers many new and rich insights and helps us to see how this biblical text can have a positive and transformative effect on life today.
Carol J. Dempsey, OP, Professor of Theology (Biblical Studies), University of Portland, OR