Old Testament Library: Deuteronomy (Nelson 2002) — OTL by Richard D. Nelson... for the Olive Tree Bible App on iPad, iPhone, Android, Kindle Fire, Mac, and Windows - Olive Tree Bible Software

Ancient Christian & Other Resources Up to 75% Off!

Old Testament Library: Deuteronomy (Nelson 2002) — OTL

For the Olive Tree Bible App

Old Testament Library: Deuteronomy (Nelson 2002) — OTL
$44.99
OR
Add to Wish List
Features

Click on a feature to learn more.

Tap on a feature to learn more.

  • Resource Guide
  • Commentary / Study Notes
  • Introductions
  • Linked Verses

Available for:
iPad, iPhone, Android, Kindle Fire, Mac, and Windows.

Old Testament Library: Deuteronomy (Nelson 2002) — OTL

For the Olive Tree Bible App



Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
by Richard D. Nelson

Description

by Richard D. Nelson
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
This commentary on Deuteronomy meets and exceeds the high standards of the Old Testament Library series. It provides one of the most sophisticated explanations of the compositional process that produced Deuteronomy, presenting that process as a combination of large-scale redactional activity and "micro- redaction."

The commentary is also attentive to the historical background of Deuteronomy's origins in the reigns of Manasseh and Josiah. The fresh translation that heads each section is followed by insightful linguistic comments that highlight Deuteronomy's famous homiletical and didactic style. The literary and rhetorical features of the final form of Deuteronomy are everywhere present, and Nelson makes a compelling presentation of their incessant claim on the reader, a claim that effectively urges the reader toward an appropriate response.

What emerges most clearly from these elements of Nelson's commentary is a critical but sympathetic portrait of Deuteronomy's distinctive theology: its idealistic call for reform, its demand for the centralization of sacrifice, its demand for the eradication of rival religions, its stress on Yahweh's election of Israel and Israel's covenant duty, and its confrontation of every serious reader with a moment of existential decision.

This commentary volume is available individually, or as part of the following sets:
Old Testament Library Commentary Series (49 Vols.)
Old & New Testament Library Commentary Series (68 Vols.)

Reviews of the Old Testament Library Series

"This series provides an extraordinary service to biblical scholarship." — Reviews in Religion & Theology

"Belongs on the shelves of students, clergy, and professional scholars as well as the serious layperson." — Journal of Biblical Literature
Richard D. Nelson is Professor Emeritus of Biblical Hebrew and Old Testament Interpretation at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. He is a pastor with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the author of several books, including Joshua: A Commentary in the Old Testament Library series and First and Second Kings in the Interpretation series.
ISBN: 9780664219529

You might also like…

Sign Into Your Olive Tree Account

Need to set up an account? Create Account.

Click Star to Rate