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The Pentateuch in its cultural environment

George Herbert Livingston

The Pentateuch in its cultural environment

by George Herbert Livingston

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Published by Baker Book House in Grand Rapids .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Pentateuch -- History of contemporary events.,
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementG. Herbert Livingston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1225.2 .L58
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 322 p. :
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21568519M
    ISBN 100801056462
    OCLC/WorldCa16905862

    Designed for use in upper level college and seminary courses, this volume of the Interpreting Biblical Texts series helps students interpret the Pentateuch. It addresses issues essential for studying the Pentateuch and examines the latest thinking and learning about the social and cultural considerations that enrich a reading of these documents. Pages. It must be remembered, however, that the book of Joshua does not address itself to the abstract ethical question of war as a means for gaining human ends. It can only be understood in the context of the history of redemption unfolding in the Pentateuch, with its interplay of divine grace and judgment. Of that story it is the direct g: cultural environment.

    This is an urbane introduction to its nature, a suggestive theological introduction to each of the books of the Pentateuch. It matches the urbane elegance of Walter Moberly, who inspired it among colleagues and former students. Like Moberly's work, A Theological Introduction to the Pentateuch takes up big theological issues but anchors them in. tateuch alluded to or its existence implied in the subsequent books of the Bible, (6) Known and its authority admitted in the kingdom of the ten tribes, 43; no valid argument from the Samaritan Pentateuch, 44; proof from the history of the schism and the books of the prophets. (7) Elementary char- acter of its g: cultural environment.

    The Pentateuch (Greek for “five scrolls”) comprises the first five books of the Old Testament—Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. The collection of books was probably in its final form by the fourth century b.c. The Pentateuch represents the most important section of biblical g: cultural environment. The unity of the Pentateuch has already been considered (Ch.9, No), and will appear more fully as we proceed with the examination of the separate books included in it. Even if we leave out of view the authority of the New Testament, this unity is too deep and fundamental to allow of the idea that it is a patchwork of later g: cultural environment.


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Start by marking “The Pentateuch In Its Cultural Environment” as /5. The Pentateuch in Its Cultural Environment: Preface To me, the Old Testament has always been a fascinating part of the Bible. Even as a youth, I found its stories enthralling. Through years of academic studies, of pastoral ministry, of teaching Old Testament courses, the appeal of this part of the Scriptures has not dimmed.

The present book, in dialogue with competing views, advocates a comp Is the Pentateuch an accumulation of folk traditions, a work of ancient historiography, a document legitimizing religious reform. The present book, in dialogue with competing views, advocates a compositional model that recognizes the social and historical diversity of the /5.

The Pentateuch in its Cultural Environment. Grand Rapids: Baker, Hoerth, Alfred. Archaeology and the Old Testament, Grand Rapids: Baker Books,pp. ( pages). Goldsworthy, Graeme. Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scripture, Grand Rapids: Eerdmans Publishing Company,pp.

IV Currid, John. The Pentateuch’s being the first corpus within the canon prompts its natural and novel founding of the first principles and foundational beliefs of biblical theology; it is considered the Missing: cultural environment.

The word Pentateuch is a Greek term meaning "five scrolls" and refers to the five scrolls which comprise the Torah and which also comprise the first five books of the Christian Bible. These five books contain a variety of genres and were constructed from source material created over the course of millennia.

It is unlikely that these fives books were originally intended to be five books at all; instead, Missing: cultural environment. Pentateuch itself at the beginning, as well as specific introductions placed before the opening chapter of each individual book.

These introductions sketch for the reader some of the key structures in the outline of a book and some of the major religious themes that play a crucial role in the text's message for g: cultural environment.

The Pentateuch, or books of Moses, are the first five books found in the Old Testament: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.

These five books ascribed to Moses have a peculiar place in the structure of the Bible, and an order which is undeniably the order of the experience of the people of God in all ages.

The Name "Pentateuch"Missing: cultural environment. Greek, the name for this first and most sacred part of the Scriptures became known by its Greek title, “The Pentateuch,” meaning, “the five books.” The Torah or Pentateuch opens with the story of Creation and concludes with the death and mourning of one of its central characters, g: cultural environment.

In this book John J. McDermott looks in a balanced way at the historical questions in the Pentateuch. He looks at not only the question of whether certain events happened, but also at when the text.

Fully integrates the cultural history of the Pentateuch and Bible with its influence on Jewish and Christian ritual, and in art, music, theatre, and film Understanding the Pentateuch as a Scripture is a groundbreaking work that highlights new research data and organizes the material to focus attention on the Pentateuch’s—and Bible’s— function as a g: cultural environment.

A. These five books form a backbone for the rest of the OT and NT theologically (Deut ; Josh ; Acts ) B. The books contain a chronological and theological progression: 2 The Pentateuch: The founding of the Theocracy--the re-establishment of God’s rule on earth through man over evil and over all creation.

g: cultural environment. These are also called the Pentateuch, from a Greek word meaning “fivefold volume.” The Torah was written by Moses, so it is called “the book of the Law of Moses.” (Joshua 8: 31; Nehemiah ) Evidently, it was originally written as one book but was later divided for easier g: cultural environment.

The name ‘Pentateuch’ means literally ‘the work comprising five scrolls’, from Greek penteand teukhos, which can mean ‘scroll’. It has been used since at least early Christian times for the first five books of the OT, Genesis to g: cultural environment.

The Making of the Pentateuch ("The Making of the Pentateuch: A Methodological Study", JSOT Press, Sheffield, ) by R. Whybray, Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament Studies at the University of Hull (UK), was a major contribution to the field of Old Testament studies, and specifically to theories on the origins and composition of the Pentateuch.

Its originality lay in its detailed critique of the Missing: cultural environment. Foreword To many people the Book of Psalms is a collection of hymns or lyric poems providing instruction and inspiration to the reader. Some are Psalms of penitence (eg 6; 32; 38; 51; ); some ethical (eg 1, 8); others are of praise (eg 19);Missing: cultural environment.

The Greek word Pentateuch (“five books”) refers to the first five books of the Bible, collectively to Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.

To a Jew, these five books are also known collectively as Torah, or The Torah. Traditionally, it is understood that the Pentateuch was written by Moses, except for the last chapter of Deuteronomy, chap which describes Moses Missing: cultural environment. The Pentateuch (or the Torah) consists of the first five books of the Bible and is a foundational scripture for millions of people, both Jews and Christians.

In this book Paula Gooder and Brad Anderson provide a clear and accessible introduction for those beginning Bible study. Key themes such as creation and the flood, exodus and liberation, as well as covenant and law are presented and g: cultural environment.

The books composing the Pentateuch are properly but one book, the "Law of Moses," the "Book of the Law of Moses," the "Book of Moses," or, as the Jews designate it, the "Torah" or "Law." That in its present form it "proceeds from a single author is proved by its plan and aim, according to which its whole contents refer to the covenant concluded Missing: cultural environment.It offers verse-by-verse explanation of every book of the Bible by the world's leading biblical scholars.

From its inception, OBC has been designed as a completely non-denominational commentary, carefully written and edited to provide the best scholarship in a readable style for Missing: cultural environment.Torah, in Judaism, in the broadest sense, the substance of divine revelation to Israel, the Jewish people: God’s revealed teaching or guidance for humankind.

The meaning of ‘Torah’ is often restricted to signify the first five books of the Bible, also called the Law (or the Pentateuch, in Christianity).Missing: cultural environment.