Item description for Numbers 21-36 (The Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries) by Baruch a. Levine...
Overview World-renowned Bible scholar Levine unravels the complexity and confusing details of Numbers. His lucid translation opens the door for modern readers to understand and appreciate the richness of this intriguing book. He examines the route of the wilderness wanderings, the ancient Near Eastern context of the laws, the social organization of early Isreal, and the meaning of this biblical book for the contemporary world.
Publishers Description In "Numbers 21-36", world-renowned Bible scholar Baruch A. Levine unravels the complexity and confusing details of this Old Testament book. His lucid translation, based on thorough textual and linguistic research, including the ancient Deir 'Alla texts, opens the door for modern readers to understand and appreciate the richness of this intriguing book. Further, Levine examines the route of the wilderness wanderings, the ancient Near Eastern context of the laws, the social organization of early Israel, and the meaning of this biblical book for the contemporary world.
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Studio: Yale University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.31" Width: 6.62" Height: 1.29" Weight: 2.05 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2000
Publisher Yale University Press
Series Anchor Bible Commentary
ISBN 030013942X ISBN13 9780300139426
Availability 0 units.
More About Baruch a. Levine
Baruch A. Levine is the Skirball Professor of Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at New York University. Ordained early in his career, eventually he moved from the synagogue to the classroom, shaping a generation of future rabbis, clergy, and scholars. In his long and distinguished career, he has published widely on the books and themes of the Torah. He lives in New York City.