Reading the Law: Studies in Honour of Gordon J. Wenham: (The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies)

McConville, J Gordon (2007) Reading the Law: Studies in Honour of Gordon J. Wenham: (The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies). T&T Clark, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing, London. ISBN 978-0567026422

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"This book is a festschrift for the well-known British evangelical OT scholar, Gordon J. Wenham who retired from teaching at the University of Gloucestershire in 2005. Wenham is a prolific writer, widely known for his two-volume commentary on Genesis (1987, 1994), as well as solid commentaries on Leviticus (1979) and Numbers (1981). The bibliography at the end of this volume lists seventeen other books that Wenham has either authored, coauthored, or edited, along with eighty-seven articles and essays written by him...The book is loosely organized around "reading the law" in honor of Wenham's research interest in the Pentateuch. Its eighteen essays deal with aspects of the law in the Pentateuch, the Prophets, and the Writings, though some in the latter categories are at best loosely connected to the theme of law...All in all this is a worthy set of essays collected in honor of a very worthy scholar." -Joe. M. Sprinkle, Stone-Campbell Journal 11, Fall 2008

Item Type: Book
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BS The Bible
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Liberal and Performance Arts > Religious, Philosophical and Historical Studies
Research Priority Areas: Being Human - Past, Present & Future
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2014 14:49
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2016 11:42
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/979

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