Redeeming Relevance in the Book of Deuteronomy: Explorations in Text and Meaning

Redeeming Relevance in the Book of Deuteronomy: Explorations in Text and Meaning

by Francis Nataf

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789655242607
Publisher: Urim Publications
Publication date: 11/01/2016
Series: Redeeming Relevance Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Rabbi Francis Nataf is a Jerusalem based thinker, writer, and educator. He is the author of Redeeming Relevance in the Torah series and of many articles on comparative religious thought, biblical studies, and education.

Table of Contents

A Note to the Reader 9

Introduction: Moshe's Torah 11

Chapter 1 Moshe's Obsession with the Spies 19

Chapter 2 Mishneh Torah: the Repeated Torah 37

Chapter 3 Ten Statements and Two Tablets 46

Chapter 4 The Shema and all that Jazz 59

Chapter 5 Kings and the Problem of Professionalization 71

Chapter 6 Amalek versus Yehoshua 84

Chapter 7 The Final Commandments 101

Chapter 8 The Bittersweet Song 110

Chapter 9 Moshe's Blessings and the "New Order" 119

Chapter 10 The Death of Moshe 130

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