Exodus

Overview

Exodus, Cole says, is "the centre of the Old Testament." It recounts the supreme Old Testament example of the saving acts of God, narrates the instituting of Passover and enshrines the giving of God's law. It portrays Moses, the prototype of all Israel's prophets, and Aaron, the first high priest.

The book of Exodus is especially important to Christians because Christ fulfilled its great themes: He accomplished God's greatest act of deliverance. He became the passover lamb. He ...

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Overview

Exodus, Cole says, is "the centre of the Old Testament." It recounts the supreme Old Testament example of the saving acts of God, narrates the instituting of Passover and enshrines the giving of God's law. It portrays Moses, the prototype of all Israel's prophets, and Aaron, the first high priest.

The book of Exodus is especially important to Christians because Christ fulfilled its great themes: He accomplished God's greatest act of deliverance. He became the passover lamb. He sealed a new covenant with his blood. "No book therefore will more repay careful study, if we wish to understand the central message of the New Testament, than this book."

The original, unrevised text of this volume has been completely retypeset and printed in a larger, more attractive format with the new cover design for the series.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780830842025
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication date: 3/13/2008
  • Series: Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries , #2
  • Pages: 249
  • Sales rank: 1,164,200
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

The late R. Alan Cole was lecturer in Old Testament at Moore Theological College, Sydney, and Trinity Theological College, Singapore. He wrote the Tyndale New Testament Commentary series volumes Mark and Galatians.
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Table of Contents

General Preface
Author's Preface
Chief Abbreviations
Introduction
The Contents of Exodus
Exodus as a Part of the Pentateuch
Exodus and Pentateuchal 'Sources'
Problems of the Book of Exodus
Relevance of the Book of Exodus
The Theology of Exodus
Excursus 1. The Date of the Exodus
Excursus 2. The Site of the 'Red Sea'
Excursus 3. The Sources of Exodus
Analysis
Commentary
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