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Handbook on the Pentateuch: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy
Hamilton, Victor

Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2015 pp. 480.2nd Edition. $34.99


Description: For more than twenty years, Victor Hamilton's handbook has been introducing students to the Pentateuch. In this substantially revised second edition, Hamilton moves chapter by chapter through the Pentateuch, examining the content, structure, and theology. He surveys each major thematic unit of the Pentateuch and offers useful commentary on overarching themes and connections between Old Testament texts. For those who wish to do additional research, each chapter is appended with a bibliography of recent, relevant scholarship.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Pentateuch, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, Theological Approaches

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Review by Howard H. Cox
Published 8/25/2016
Citation: Howard H. Cox, review of Victor Hamilton, Handbook on the Pentateuch: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).


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