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Introduction to Reading the Pentateuch

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ISBN-10: 1575061228

ISBN-13: 9781575061221

Edition: 2006

Authors: Jean Louis Ska

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When Jean Louis Ska's Introduzione alla lettura del Pentateuco was first published in Italy, it was quickly hailed as the most attractive and usable introduction to the Pentateuch to appear in modern times. Because of its strengths, it was soon translated into French. The English translation published by Eisenbrauns has been completely reviewed and updated (including the bibliography) by Ska. Among the book's many strengths are its close attention to the ways in which modern cultural history has affected Pentateuchal interpretation, attention to providing the kinds of examples that are helpful to students, presentation of a good balance between the history of interpretation and the data of…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press
Publication date: 6/30/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.84" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Basic questions about the Pentateuch
The five books of the Pentateuch : content and structure
Literary problems of the Pentateuch I : the legislative texts
Literary problems of the Pentateuch II : the narrative texts
Literary problems of the Pentateuch III : some redactional interventions
Exegesis of the Pentateuch : a history of research from ancient times to 1970
Recent developments in the study of the Pentateuch
Basic characteristics of ancient literature
Reference points for reading the Pentateuch
The Pentateuch and postexilic Israel