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Deuteronomy: The People’s Book
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Deuteronomy: The People’s Book


Daldy, Isbister & Co. 1877

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Focusing on the origins of the text, breaches of fulfillment under the law, and on the authorship and composition of the text, James Sime offers thorough exegesis and commentary on the last book in the Pentateuch. Sime provides ample historical background to give the reader a critical contextualized view of the book.

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Key Features

  • Examines concepts and contended topics of the Scripture
  • Discusses issues of authorship and the origin of Deuteronomy
  • Acts as a commentary meant for any reader of Deuteronomy, not just scholars


  • The New Theory
  • Breaches of Continuity in Priestly Tradition
  • The Prophecy of a King
  • The Central Altar
  • Priests and Levites
  • Programmes and Feasts
  • Age and Authorship of Deuteronomy
  • Style and Authorship of Deuteronomy
  • Evidence of the New Testament

Product Details

  • Title: Deuteronomy: The People’s Book
  • Author: James Sime
  • Publisher: Daldy, Isbister & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1877
  • Pages: 295

About James Sime

James Sime (1843–1895) was a notable author and journalist from the nineteenth century. Educated in Germany and at the University of Edinburgh, Sime was the author History of Germany, Life of Johann Wolfgang Goethe, and William Herschel and His Work.

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