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By Walter Brueggemann

The Abingdon previous testomony Commentaries sequence deals compact, serious commentaries on the entire books of the previous testomony. as well as offering basic details on and insights into outdated testomony writings, those commentaries exemplify the projects and tactics of cautious, serious exegesis as a way to support scholars of the previous testomony in coming to an educated engagement of the biblical texts themselves. those commentaries are written with distinctive cognizance to the desires and pursuits of theology scholars, yet they're going to even be valuable for college students in upper-level collage or college settings, in addition to for pastors and different church leaders.

Each quantity contains 4 components:
-- an creation that addresses the foremost concerns raised by way of the writing; the literary style, constitution, and personality of the writing; the occasional and situational context of the writing, together with its wider social and ancient context; and the theological and moral importance of the writing inside those a number of contexts
-- a statement at the textual content, equipped by way of literary devices, protecting literary research, exegetical research, and theological and moral analysis
-- an annotated bibliography
-- a quick topic index

In this quantity on Deuteronomy, Brueggemann shows the value of the booklet of Deuteronomy to the form and substance of Israel's religion within the outdated Testament.  Deuteronomy gave vintage articulation to the most subject matters attribute of Judaism, and, derivatively, of Christianity.  Brueggemann emphasizes that Deuteronomy is an expression of covenant theology, wherein YHWH and Israel are pledged to particular loyalty and constancy to one another; YHWH is to guarantee the overall healthiness of Israel, and Israel is to stay in belief and obedience to YHWH.  In interpreting the connection of Israel to God, Brueggemann makes feedback on how such covenant constancy could be lived out by means of believers today.


"Brueggemann's statement at the publication of Deuteronomy offers an available exegetical and theological realizing of an important biblical textual content. The creation offers Deuteronomy as an expression of the unconventional Yahwistic replacement to the political rhetoric and beliefs of the Israelite monarchy within the 8th and 7th centuries. every one part involves an creation, exegesis, and theological and moral research of the fundamental components that shape the center of Deuteronomy's message to the Israelite neighborhood. the alternative among 'covenant' and 'idol' that kinds the crux of the text's message is additional interpreted in gentle of the worry for covenant faithfulness as expressed within the remainder of the OT and within the proclamation of the NT. Brueggemann explores how this similar selection is mirrored within the political and ideological voices that deal with the group of religion at the present time. This observation introduces the e-book of Deuteronomy to theological scholars, pastors and academics and issues to the relevance of its message when you search to carry the choice biblical message into the present cultural conversation."--Beverly White Cushman, Calvin university, in spiritual reports assessment, quantity 29 quantity three, July 2003.

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