Seeking to clarify the authorship of the book of Deuteronomy, Robert G. Balfour provides concise commentary on the attributes and characteristics of Mosaic authorship throughout the Pentateuch—with explicit inquiry into Deuteronomy.
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- Presents a lecture on the words of Moses at Moab
- Discusses the origins of the book of Deuteronomy
- Provides a look at the characteristics of Mosaic authorship, focusing on Deuteronomy
Praise for the Print Edition
This is an admirable specimen of a popular lecture on one of the critical questions of the day, the Mosaic authorship of Deuteronomy. The arguments for the ordinary view of origin of Deuteronomy are stated with great clearness, and the effect produced on candid readers must be irresistible.
—The Christian Church
- Title: Deuteronomy: The Words of Moses on the Plains of Moab
- Author: Robert G. Balfour
- Publisher: Bell and Bradfute
- Publication Date: 1881
- Pages: 40
About Robert G. Balfour
Robert G. Balfour was minister of the New North Church in Edinburgh in the nineteenth century. Balfour’s works include Presbyterianism in the Colonies and Central Truths and Side Issues.