A Theological Introduction to the Pentateuch

this book, A Theological Introduction to the Pentateuch: Interpreting the Torah as Christian Scripture is excellent. it was edited by Richard S. Briggs and Joel N. Lohr. Briggs is the director of Biblical studies and hermenutics at Cranmer Hall, St. John’s College, University of Durham. Lohr is assistant professor of religious studies at Trinity Western University in BC and a visiting scholar at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto. they wrote the introduction together and contributed a chapter each to the book as well. Briggs writes on the book of Genesis, and Lohr writes on the book of Leviticus.

Jo Bailey Wells writes a wonderful chapter exploring Exodus.

Nathan MacDonald discusses Numbers.

and Rob Barrett takes readers through Deuteronomy.

this is a very rich and helpful introduction to the first five books of the Bible. there is wonderful Biblical and theological insight and information provided by each of the contributors.

each chapter has a “Further Reading” list. books and texts are highlighted to dig deeper into the Biblical and theological study of the Pentateuch.

“Book has been provided courtesy of BakerAcademic and Graf-Martin Communications, Inc. Available at your favourite bookseller from BakerAcademic, a division of Baker Publishing Group.”

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