Exploring the Old Testament
Vendor: IVP Academic
Publication Date: October 01, 2016
Exploring the Old Testament: A Guide to the Pentateuch offers a clear overview of the "five books of Moses," as well as an introduction to the historical and textual questions that modern scholarship has posed and the answers it has proposed.
This critically informed, textually sensitive introduction to the Pentateuch introduces students to
the basic features of the Pentateuch
the social world of the Bible
the latest scholarship on the composition of the Pentateuch
literary techniques and forms
theme, composition and rhetorical function of the Pentateuch
In this textbook you will find double-column formatting for ease of use, annotated bibliographies for further reading, sidebar explorations of select historical and textual topics in greater detail, a glossary of terms, and relevant charts and maps.