Oct 01, 2020
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch: A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship
Posted by T. Desmond Alexander David Weston Baker

A 2003 LOGOS Book Award Winner An ECPA 2003 Gold Medallion Finalist The first five books of the Old Testament lay the foundation on which the rest of Scripture stands Its great themes, epochal events and towering figures set down vectors on which the biblical story is played out The very shape of the rest of the Old Testament would collapse were the Penteteuch to be reA 2003 LOGOS Book Award Winner An ECPA 2003 Gold Medallion Finalist The first five books of the Old Testament lay the foundation on which the rest of Scripture stands Its great themes, epochal events and towering figures set down vectors on which the biblical story is played out The very shape of the rest of the Old Testament would collapse were the Penteteuch to be removed The structure of New Testament thought would be barely intelligible without it Here we meet the great ancestral figures of Israel Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and the towering figure of Moses, whose presence dominates four of these five books The creative act of God, the paradisal garden, the exile of Adam and Eve, the judgment of the great flood, the call of Abraham from among the nations, the covenant of Abraham, the exodus from Egypt, the giving of the law at Sinai, the plan of the tabernacle, the varied experiences of Israel in the wilderness, and the announcement of the covenant blessings and curses all of these and contribute to a work of world formative power This dictionary explores the major themes and contours of the Pentateuch Behind and beneath the grandeur of the Pentateuch, issues of historicity have both puzzled and beckoned But whereas in the mid twentieth century many English speaking scholars were confident of archaeological support for the patriarchal accounts, the climate has now changed In the most extreme cases, some contemporary scholars have radically challenged the antiquity of the ancestral stories, arguing for their final composition even as late as the Hellenistic era This dictionary examines and weighs the historical issues and poses possible solutions The documentary hypothesis, the former reigning critical consensus, is now widely rud to be on life support with no heir apparent Meanwhile, conservative scholars reconsider what indeed a claim to Mosaic authorship should entail This dictionary offers an assessment of the array of questions surrounding these issues and considers some possible ways forward for evangelical scholarship At the same time, there has been a fruitful turning to the nature, message and art of the received text of the Pentateuch Literary studies of brief episodes, sprawling sagas, complex narrative and even the fivefold composition of the Pentateuch itself have delivered promising and exciting results This dictionary offers both appreciative panoramas and close up assessments of these developments and their methods TheDictionary of the Old Testament Pentateuch is the first in a four volume series covering the text of the Old Testament Following in the tradition of the four award winning IVP dictionaries focused on the New Testament and its background, this encyclopedic work is characterized by close attention to the text of the Old Testament and the ongoing conversation of contemporary scholarship In exploring the major themes and issues of the Pentateuch, editors T Desmond Alexander and David W.Baker, with an international and expert group of scholars, inform and challenge through authoritative overviews, detailed examinations and new insights from the world of the ancient Near East TheDictionary of the Old Testament Pentateuch is designed to be your first stop in the study and research of the Pentateuch, on which the rest of the Bible is built.

  • Title: Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch: A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship
  • Author: T. Desmond Alexander David Weston Baker
  • ISBN: 9780830817818
  • Page: 230
  • Format: Hardcover
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    Dictionary of the Old Testament Pentateuch A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship A LOGOS Book Award Winner An ECPA Gold Medallion Finalist The first five books of the Old Testament lay the foundation on which the rest of Scripture stands Its great themes epochal events

    Vanjr

    The title is a misnomer It is not a dictionary as much as a series of articles about topics in the Pentateuch from a Christian viewpoint What one thinks of the theological bent of the book as a whole relates to ones perspective I would consider myself to generally be conservative that many of the articles The usefulness to allow a good view of the topics, importance and significance of the Pentateuch to Christians Even in areas where I may disagree, they articles were useful in helping me to se [...]


    Nathan Brewer

    Excellent resource


    Nathan Whitley

    If you are looking to study a particular topic from the Pentateuch then you need to seek out this book How the book is organized is very helpful to the reader The articles are very engaging You will come across some un orthodox opinions but for the most part it is a very balanced book.



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