An Introduction to the Study of the Pentateuch (T&T Clark by Bradford A. Anderson,Paula Gooder

By Bradford A. Anderson,Paula Gooder

The Pentateuch (or the Torah) contains the 1st 5 books of the Bible and is a foundational scripture for hundreds of thousands of individuals, either Jews and Christians. during this publication Paula Gooder and Brad Anderson supply a transparent and obtainable advent for these starting biblical studies. Key topics akin to production and the flood, exodus and liberation, in addition to covenant and legislation are provided and analyzed. those subject matters are explored of their old context and from the perspective of latest issues reminiscent of liberation theology, gender concerns and ecology.

For this re-creation introductory sections at the 5 books of the Pentateuch were elevated and supplemented, whereas contemporary advancements within the quest for the origins of the Pentateuch have additionally been up to date. a brand new bankruptcy on educational methods to the examine of the Pentateuch has been extra, besides a piece at the 'afterlife' of the Pentateuch which specializes in its position within the background of interpretation, in addition to within the arts and tradition. interpreting lists and references were up to date all through to take account of the latest scholarship.

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