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From Paradise to the Promised Land: An Introduction to the Pentateuch (3rd Ed.)

Alexander, T Desmond

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Read an article by Desmond Alexander entitled Preaching from the Pentateuch.

This text has been a popular introduction to the Pentateuch for over fifteen years, offering a unique alternative to the critical approaches that focus on the composition of these books rather than the actual content. With this new edition, T. Desmond Alexander keeps the book fresh and relevant for contemporary students by updating the references and adding material that reflects recent pentateuchal research as well as the author's maturing judgments. The result is a revision that will prove valuable for many years to come.

384 Pages
Published June 2012

About the Author

T. Desmond Alexander (PhD, The Queen's University, Belfast) is senior lecturer in biblical studies and director of postgraduate studies at Union Theological College in Belfast, Northern Ireland. From 1980 to 1999, he was lecturer in Semitic studies at the Queen's University of Belfast. His main field of research is the Pentateuch, about which he has written extensively in academic journals and books. Alexander also has a special interest in the relationship between the Old and New Testaments. He is the author of Abraham in the Negev and he is a coeditor of the New Dictionary of Biblical Theology (IVP, 2000).

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