Handbook on the Pentateuch: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy / Edition 2

Handbook on the Pentateuch: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy / Edition 2

by Victor P. Hamilton
     
 

For more than twenty years, Victor Hamilton's handbook has been introducing students to the Pentateuch. In this substantially revised second edition, Hamilton moves chapter by chapter (rather than verse by verse) through the Pentateuch. He examines the content, structure, and theology and provides useful commentary on overarching themes and connections between Old… See more details below

Overview

For more than twenty years, Victor Hamilton's handbook has been introducing students to the Pentateuch. In this substantially revised second edition, Hamilton moves chapter by chapter (rather than verse by verse) through the Pentateuch. He examines the content, structure, and theology and provides useful commentary on overarching themes and connections between Old Testament texts. For those who wish to do additional research, each chapter is appended with a bibliography of recent, relevant scholarship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801027161
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
222,350
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Genesis
1Creation and the fall (1-3)19
2The sequence after creation and the fall (4-11)57
3Abraham (11:26-25:11)81
4Jacob (25:11-36:42)108
5Joseph (37-50)121
Pt. 2Exodus
6The emergence of Moses (1-6)135
7Plagues, Passover, and the exodus (7:1-15:21)157
8Testing in the wilderness (15:22-18:27)177
9Law and covenant (19-24)184
10Tabernacle, the golden calf, and covenant renewal (25-40)214
Pt. 3Leviticus
11The sacrificial system (1-7)231
12Priestly ordination (8-10)251
13Clean and unclean (11-15)259
14The day of atonement (16)271
15A holiness manifesto (17-27)281
Pt. 4Numbers
16Preparations for departure from Sinai (1:1-10:10)303
17From Sinai to Kadesh (10:11-20:21)322
18From Kadesh to Moab (20:22-36:13)341
Pt. 5Deuteronomy
19Remember the past (1:1-4:40)367
20Be careful in the future (4:41-11:32)390
21The laws of Deuteronomy (12-26)402
22Blessings and curses (27-30)444
23Moses' farewell (31-34)453

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