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By William S. Morrow

Informed, obtainable textbook on legislation collections within the Pentateuch

during this publication William Morrow surveys 4 significant legislation collections in Exodus–Deuteronomy and indicates how they each one enabled the folks of Israel to create and maintain a group of faith.

Treating biblical legislations as dynamic platforms of notion facilitating historic Israel's efforts at self-definition, Morrow describes 4 diversified social contexts that gave upward push to biblical legislation: (1) Israel on the holy mountain (the Ten Commandments); (2) Israel within the village meeting (Exodus 20:22–23:19); (3) Israel within the courts of the Lord (priestly and holiness ideas in Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers); and (4) Israel within the urban (Deuteronomy).

together with forthright dialogue of such debatable matters as slavery, revenge, gender inequality, spiritual intolerance, and contradictions among our bodies of biblical legislations, Morrow's research may help scholars and different severe readers make experience out of texts within the Pentateuch which are frequently visible as obscure.

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