Introduction to the Old Testament Pentateuch

Introduction to the Old Testament Pentateuch

by Wolf
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0802441297

ISBN-13: 9780802441294

Pub. Date: 10/28/1991

Publisher: Moody Publishers

In the Pentateuch one finds all the themes that would later be expanded upon by other inspired writers. You will learn how these books reveal God's character and requirements for a relationship with Him.

Overview

In the Pentateuch one finds all the themes that would later be expanded upon by other inspired writers. You will learn how these books reveal God's character and requirements for a relationship with Him.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802441294
Publisher:
Moody Publishers
Publication date:
10/28/1991
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
The Fivefold Division of the Pentateuch
The Unity of the Pentateuch
The Impact of the Pentateuch on the Old Testament
The Impact of the Pentateuch on the New Testament
The Theology of the Pentateuch
The Samaritan Pentateuch
The Literary Characteristics of the Pentateuch
The Significance of Moses

2. Authorship
The Case for Mosaic Authorship
Possible Sources Used by Moses
Alternative Views of the Formation of the Pentateuch
Recent Critical Approaches to the Pentateuch
Conclusion

3. Genesis
Title
Purpose and Scope
Literary Structure
Problems in Genesis 1-11
The Beginnings of the Nation of Israel

4. Exodus
Title
Purpose and Scope
Literary Structure
Liberation Theology
The Significance of the Plagues
The Passover
The Date of the Exodus
The Numerical Size of Israel
The Sinai Covenant
A Comparison with Other Ancient Law Codes
The Tabernacle as God's Dwelling Place

5. Leviticus
Title
Purpose and Scope
Literary Structure
The Meaning of the Sacrificial System
The Role of the Priests and Levites
The Meaning of "Clean" and "Unclean"
The Day of Atonement
Holy Living
The Challenge to Obey

6. Numbers
Title
Purpose and Scope
Literary Structure
The Organization of the Tribes
Rebellion at Kadesh Barnea
Forty Years in the Wilderness
The Enigmatic Role of Balaam
Preparation for the Promised Land

7. Deuteronomy
Title
Purpose and Scope
Literary Structure
The Centrality of the "Shema"
The Covenant Curses: Paradigm for the Prophets

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