Theological Introduction to the Pentateuch, A by Richard S. Briggs
Interpreting the Torah as Christian Scripture

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In this concise volume, a team of fresh Old Testament voices explores the theological dimensions of the Pentateuch and provides specific examples of critically engaged theological interpretation. This Pentateuch text is unique in that it emphasizes theological reading, serving as an affordable supplement to traditional introductory Pentateuch texts. Each chapter introduces theological themes and issues in interpretation then offers exegesis of one or two representative passages to model theological interpretation in practice. This useful text will be valued by students of the Old Testament and the Pentateuch as well as pastors.

About Richard S. Briggs

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Richard S. Briggs (PhD, University of Nottingham) is director of biblical studies and hermeneutics at Cranmer Hall, St. John's College, University of Durham in Durham, England. He is the author of several books. Joel N. Lohr (PhD, University of Durham) is university chaplain and director of religious life at the University of the Pacific.
Published March 1, 2012 by Baker Academic. 218 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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