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Sheffield Old Testament Guides: Numbers

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Sheffield Academic Press 1997

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Overview

Wenham states that the purpose of this guide is to introduce modern readers to a book that, at first glance, appears droll and unexciting, but upon further reading and reflection, contains some of the most gripping stories in Scripture. The book of Numbers is comprised of stories containing humor, magic, prophecy, drama, solemn ritual and practical laws, yet many miss these interesting tales by failing to press through the droll beginning. The author examines this vital volume in six chapters entitled “The Arrangement of Numbers,” “The Genres of Numbers,” “The Sources of Numbers,” “Numbers and History,” “The Theology of Numbers,” and “Later Interpretation of Numbers.”

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Product Details

  • Title: Numbers
  • Author: Gordon J. Wenham
  • Publisher: Sheffield Academic
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Pages: 123

About Gordon J. Wenham

Gordon J. Wenham (Ph.D., Cambridge) was Professor of Old Testament Studies at the University of Gloucestershire. He is the author or editor of ten books, including major commentaries on Leviticus and Genesis, Story as Torah: Reading Old Testament Narrative Ethically (included in the Old Testament Studies Series Collection), and co-editor of the Apollos Old Testament Commentary series.

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