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Exodus
     

Exodus

by Carol Meyers
 

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ISBN-10: 0521807816

ISBN-13: 9780521807814

Pub. Date: 07/28/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This commentary views Exodus as a cultural document, preserving the collective memories of the Israelites and relating them to the major institutions and beliefs that emerged by the end of the time of the Hebrew Bible. It is intended to help the reader follow the story line of Exodus, understand its socio-cultural context, appreciate its literary features,

Overview

This commentary views Exodus as a cultural document, preserving the collective memories of the Israelites and relating them to the major institutions and beliefs that emerged by the end of the time of the Hebrew Bible. It is intended to help the reader follow the story line of Exodus, understand its socio-cultural context, appreciate its literary features, recognize its major themes and values, and also note its interpretive and moral problems. Carol Meyers explains important concepts and terms as expressed in the Hebrew original so that those who know Hebrew as well as those who don't will be able to follow the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521807814
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Series:
New Cambridge Bible Commentary Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Preface: a word about citations; List of charts; List of supplementary materials; Introduction; 1. Suggested reading on Exodus; 2. Commentary Part I. Israel in Egypt - Exodus 1-15:21; 3. Commentary Part II. Sinai and Covenant - Exodus 15:22-24:28; 4. Commentary Part III - Sanctuary and New Covenant - Exodus 25:1-35:40.

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