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Deuteronomy: The Commands of a Covenant God

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For each section of the Bible, the Focus on the Bible Commentaries summarize the passage of Scripture, including the intentions of the authors, the historical and cultural environment, and the questions and issues raised by a particular passage. But most importantly, the Focus on the Bible Commentaries brings you into the heart of the Bible, by explaining Scripture in an accessible way that makes sense for daily Christian living.

The word ‘Deuteronomy’ is a misnomer. It means ‘the second law’. The name is taken from Deuteronomy 17:18 where the expression really means having a copy of the law. Deuteronomy is therefore not a second, different law, but a renewal of the covenant made on Mount Sinai. For a people on the brink of entering the Promised Land, Deuteronomy confirmed God’s gracious promises as they prepared for new horizons and adventures.

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He keeps the connectedness of the text before us and yet can dash off to capture a Hebrew participle or suffix, pilfer a bit of Near Eastern background, or serve up the succinct result of a word study—all to light up a passage.

—Dale Ralph Davis, former Professor of Old Testament, Reformed Theological Semianry

  • Title: Deuteronomy: The Commands of a Covenant God
  • Author: Allan Harman
  • Publisher: Christian Focus
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Pages: 320

Allan Macdonald Harman (born 7 June 1936) is an Australian Presbyterian theologian and Old Testament scholar. He has been described as a “well-known and highly regarded figure in Christian and especially evangelical circles within Australia and overseas.” Harman was born in Lismore, New South Wales and attended Taree High School and Sydney University. He then studied overseas, at the University of Edinburgh and Westminster Theological Seminary.

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