Theological Introduction to the Pentateuch, A: Interpreting the Torah as Christian Scripture

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In this concise volume, a team of fresh Old Testament voices explores the theological dimensions of the Pentateuch and provides specific examples of critically engaged theological interpretation. This Pentateuch text is unique in that it emphasizes theological reading, serving as an affordable supplement to traditional introductory Pentateuch texts. Each chapter introduces theological themes and issues in interpretation then offers exegesis of one or two representative passages to model theological interpretation...
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A Theological Introduction to the Pentateuch: Interpreting the Torah as Christian Scripture

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Overview

In this concise volume, a team of fresh Old Testament voices explores the theological dimensions of the Pentateuch and provides specific examples of critically engaged theological interpretation. This Pentateuch text is unique in that it emphasizes theological reading, serving as an affordable supplement to traditional introductory Pentateuch texts. Each chapter introduces theological themes and issues in interpretation then offers exegesis of one or two representative passages to model theological interpretation in practice. This useful text will be valued by students of the Old Testament and the Pentateuch as well as pastors.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801039126
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 3/1/2012
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,214,923
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Richard S. Briggs (PhD, University of Nottingham) is director of biblical studies and hermeneutics at Cranmer Hall, St. John's College, University of Durham in Durham, England. He is the author of several books. Joel N. Lohr (PhD, University of Durham) is university chaplain and director of religious life at the University of the Pacific.
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Reading the Pentateuch as Christian Scripture Richard S. Briggs and Joel N. Lohr
1. The Book of Genesis Richard S. Briggs
2. The Book of Exodus Jo Bailey Wells
3. The Book of Leviticus Joel N. Lohr
4. The Book of Numbers Nathan MacDonald
5. The Book of Deuteronomy Rob Barrett
Appendix: The Writings of R. W. L. Moberly on the Pentateuch Nathan MacDonald with Richard S. Briggs
Indexes
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