ISBN-10:
0801039983
ISBN-13:
9780801039980
Pub. Date:
06/01/2012
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
From Paradise to the Promised Land: An Introduction to the Pentateuch / Edition 3

From Paradise to the Promised Land: An Introduction to the Pentateuch / Edition 3

by T. Desmond Alexander
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ISBN-13: 9780801039980
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/01/2012
Edition description: 3rd Edition
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 304,642
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

T. Desmond Alexander (PhD, The Queen's University, Belfast) is senior lecturer in biblical studies and director of postgraduate studies at Union Theological College in Belfast, Ireland. He is the coeditor of the New Dictionary of Biblical Theology.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Pentateuchal Criticism
1. Introduction to Pentateuchal Criticism
2. The Rise of the Documentary Hypothesis
3. Going behind the Documents
4. The Documentary Hypothesis under Threat
5. The Sinai Narrative—A Test Case
6. The Future of Pentateuchal Studies
Part 2: The Main Themes of the Pentateuch
7. An Overview of the Pentateuch
8. God's Temple-City
9. The Royal Lineage in Genesis
10. The Blessing of the Nations
11. Paradise Lost
12. By Faith Abraham . . .
13. Who Is the LORD?
14. The Passover
15. The Covenant at Sinai
16. The Tabernacle
17. Be Holy
18. The Sacrificial System
19. The Clean and the Unclean Foods
20. Toward the Promised Land
21. Murmurings
22. Love and Loyalty
23. Why Israel?
24. The Pentateuch and the Biblical Metanarrative
Recommended Further Reading
Indexes

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