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Interpreting Deuteronomy : issues and approaches

Author: David G Firth; Philip Johnston
Publisher: Downers Grove, IL : Apollos, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The book of Deuteronomy has been immensely influential, not least within the Old Testament itself. It is found among the most frequently occurring manuscripts at Qumran, and is one of the most referenced Old Testament books in the New Testament. In Matthew's Gospel, it is Deuteronomy which Jesus cites in rejecting temptation. As with many other Old Testament books, study of Deuteronomy is in the midst of change.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David G Firth; Philip Johnston
ISBN: 9780830839896 0830839895 9781844745975 184474597X
OCLC Number: 794032477
Description: 279 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The literary composition of Deuteronomy / James Robson --
Contemporary theological interpretation of Deuteronomy / Paul A. Barker --
The Decalogue structure of the Deuteronomic law / John H. Walton --
Centralization and decentralization in Deuteronomy / Peter T. Vogt --
Civil leadership in Deuteronomy / Philip S. Johnston --
Passing on the faith in Deuteronomy / David G. Firth --
Life and death in Deuteronomy / Heath A. Thomas --
Deuteronomy in the intermarriage crises in Ezra-Nehemiah / Csilla Saysell --
The paratext of Deuteronomy / Greg Goswell --
The alien in Deuteronomy 29 and today / Jenny Corcoran --
Genocide in Deuteronomy and Christian interpretation / Christian Hofreiter.
Responsibility: edited by David G. Firth and Philip S. Johnston.


David Firth edits this new collection of essays from the vanguard of Old Testament studies. Beginning with the unique literary and theological dimensions of Deuteronomy, these essays open up the  Read more...
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