Dictionary of the Old Testament Pentateu


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The Dictionary 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. Editors T. Desmond Alexander and David W. Baker, with an international and expert group of scholars, explore the major themes and contours of the Pentateuch, examine and weigh historical issues while posing possible solutions, and offer both appreciative panoramas as well as close-up assessments of literary developments and their methods.