Item description for GENESIS 37-50 A CONTINENTAL COMMENTARY (Continental Commentaries #3) by Claus Westermann & John J. Scullion...
Overview Westermann's commentary on the book of Genesis is divided into three volumes. The first volume comments on Genesis 1-11, which deals with the beginning of the world and the human race. The second volume comments on Genesis 12-36, and deals with the patriarchal story in the figures of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. The third volume comments on Genesis 37-50 and touches upon the Joseph story. In each of these volumes Professor Westermann offers an extensive introduction to the social and religious setting of the patriarchal period and an analysis of the shaping of the text of Genesis 12-36. Readers will also find features for each unit of the text as follows: rich bibliography a new translation with linguistic notes analysis of form and setting verse-by-verse commentary word studies and short essays on particular themes theological assessment.
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Studio: Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.57" Width: 6.44" Height: 0.97" Weight: 1.18 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 1986
Publisher Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Series Continental Commentaries
Series Number 3
ISBN 080069502X ISBN13 9780800695026
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More About Claus Westermann & John J. Scullion
Claus Westermann was Professor of Old Testament at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. He authored a number of books, including "Praise and Lament in the Psalms", "Roots of Wisdom", and "Prophetic Oracles of Salvation in the Old Testament", all published by WJK.
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