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By Jack R. Lundbom

This ebook on Deuteronomy seeks to put earlier than a extensive viewers of scholars and lay readers one of many very important books one of the first 5 books (together known as the Pentateuch) within the Hebrew Bible or outdated testomony. It lifts up significant subject matters within the ebook, some of the most admired being Moses as prophet par excellence. Deuteronomy is the previous Testament's significant e-book on legislations and covenant, re-presenting the 10 Commandments given to Israel at Mount Horeb (also referred to as Sinai). however the booklet is extra involved to offer the Deuteronomic Code (in chapters 12-26) taught to Israel within the plains of Moab, ahead of Moses dies and Israel is to move the Jordan River into Canaan. the author of Deuteronomy isn't really Moses, as acknowledged within the Jewish Talmud, yet probably a Levitical priest within the overdue 8th or early 7th century BC who assumes the character of Moses in Judahite worship. previous poems, the track of Moses (32:1-43) and the Blessing of Moses (chapter 33), seem in a last complement to the booklet, which then closes with an account of Moses's dying and burial in Moab.

"Lundbom has written a thick yet available creation to Deuteronomy that would make a good source for starting scholars and common readers. Condensing the technical issues in his earlier remark to chapters on particular thematic concerns, he demonstrates how and why Deuteronomy's 'preached legislation' has formed the Judeo-Christian culture for over millennia."
--Samuel E. Balentine, Professor of outdated testomony, Director of Graduate reviews, Union Presbyterian Seminary, Richmond, VA

"Like a talented health professional, Dr. Lundbom makes use of his huge wisdom of Deuteronomy to slice right into a e-book that's imprecise for plenty of glossy readers yet that could be a key witness to God's covenant faithfulness to Israel. Delving into the heritage of Deuteronomy's proposal in addition to its later use, specially within the Gospel of John, in nontechnical and transparent language he permits the reader to work out how Deuteronomy can tell the lives of believers today."
--Walter F. Taylor Jr., PhD, Ernest W. and Edith S. Ogram Professor of latest testomony Studies (Retired), Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, OH

Jack R. Lundbom is a member of Clare corridor, college of Cambridge, and is presently pupil in place of dwelling on the Albright Institute of Archaeological study in Jerusalem. He has written the three-volume Jeremiah for the Anchor Bible observation sequence (1999, 2004), a statement on Deuteronomy (2013), and so much lately for the Cascade partners sequence, Jeremiah (2015).

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