Deuteronomy: A Commentary

Deuteronomy A Commentary This commentary on Deuteronomy meets and exceeds the high standards of the Old Testament Library series It provides one of the most sophisticated explanations to date of the compositional process that

  • Title: Deuteronomy: A Commentary
  • Author: Gerhard von Rad
  • ISBN: 9780664221874
  • Page: 422
  • Format: Paperback
  • This commentary on Deuteronomy meets and exceeds the high standards of the Old Testament Library series It provides one of the most sophisticated explanations to date of the compositional process that produced Deuteronomy, presenting that process as a combination of large scale redactional activity and micro redaction The commentary is also attentive to the historicalThis commentary on Deuteronomy meets and exceeds the high standards of the Old Testament Library series It provides one of the most sophisticated explanations to date of the compositional process that produced Deuteronomy, presenting that process as a combination of large scale redactional activity and micro redaction The commentary is also attentive to the historical background of Deuteronomy s origins in the reigns of Manasseh and Josiah The fresh translation that heads each section is followed by insightful linguistic comments that highlight Deuteronomy s famous homiletical and didactic style.The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old Testament study through commentaries and general surveys The contributors are scholars of international standing.

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    1. There is a stereotype that biblical scholars hate theology and insist that it never encroach on their "pure" reading of the text. Von Rad obliterates that stereotype. Historical criticism and theological claims sit side by side in a very uncomfortable proximity in this commentary. It is clear that von Rad has read everything ever written on Deuteronomy, but he submerges almost all of his scholarly rabbit trails in this surprisingly concise work. Whether or not his fundamental claims about dating [...]

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