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Description - The Pentateuch by Joseph Blenkinsopp

The Pentateuch (its Greek name, but also known as the Torah by the Hebrews) consists of the first five books of the Bible: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. From Adam and Eve in the Garden, to Noah's Ark, to Moses' parting of the Red Sea, to its conclusion with the death of Moses, the Pentateuch contains some of the most important and memorable stories in Western civilization. In this richly detailed work, which has become a standard in the field, renowned biblical scholar Joseph Blenkinsopp unravels (as Harold Bloom did in The Book of J) the radical scholarly opinions on just where these ancient and powerful stories come from, how they were formed, and what significance they have today. In the classroom, when professors cover these books of Moses, they turn to Dr. Blenkinsopp's classic for reliable, accessible discussions of all the important details.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300140217
ISBN-10: 0300140215
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 14-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Joseph Blenkinsopp

Joseph Blenkinsopp is the O'Brien Professor of Biblical Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Educated at the University of London and Oxford, Blenkinsopp is a past president of the Catholic Biblical Association. He has received the National Religious Book Award for his highly acclaimed Prophecy and Canon. He is currently working on a two-volume set on Isaiah for the Anchor Bible Commentary series. He lives in South Bend, Indiana.

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