Deuteronomy: The Commands of a Covenant God (Focus on the Bible)
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  • 313 Pages
  • Publisher: Christian Focus
  • Publication Date: November 2001
  • ISBN: SHARMAALMDEUTERONOMYTHECOMMAN9781845502683

Deuteronomy: The Commands of a Covenant God (Focus on the Bible)

Harman, Allan M

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'Deuteronomy' is a misnomer, it means 'the second law'. The name is taken from Deuteronomy 17:18 where the expression really means having a copy of the law. Deuteronomy is therefore not a second, different, law but a renewal of the covenant made on Mount Sinai. For a people on the brink of entering their promised land Deuteronomy confirmed God's gracious promises as they prepared for new horizons and adventures: Allan Harman shows the covenant structure of Deuteronomy throughout its 5 key sectionsHistorical introduction (1:1 to 4:49)The Foundation of the Covenant Relationship (5:1 to 31)The Exposition of Ten Commandments (6:1 to 26:15)The Re-affirmation of the Covenant (27:1 to 30:20)The Continuation of the Covenant (31:1 to 34:12

About the Author

Allan Harman has had a life-time interest in exposition of the biblical text, and also in the history of interpretation. He is Research Professor of Old Testament at the Presbyterian Theological College in Melbourne, Australia. He has lectured and preached in many countries, and he served as the senior editor of the Reformed Theological Review, Australia's oldest theological journal until he retired at the end of 2013.

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Publisher's Description

'Deuteronomy' is a misnomer, it means 'the second law'. The name is taken from Deuteronomy 17:18 where the expression really means having a copy of the law. Deuteronomy is therefore not a second, different, law but a renewal of the covenant made on Mount Sinai. For a people on the brink of entering their promised land Deuteronomy confirmed God's gracious promises as they prepared for new horizons and adventures: Allan Harman shows the covenant structure of Deuteronomy throughout its 5 key sectionsHistorical introduction (1:1 to 4:49)The Foundation of the Covenant Relationship (5:1 to 31)The Exposition of Ten Commandments (6:1 to 26:15)The Re-affirmation of the Covenant (27:1 to 30:20)The Continuation of the Covenant (31:1 to 34:12

About the Author

Allan Harman has had a life-time interest in exposition of the biblical text, and also in the history of interpretation. He is Research Professor of Old Testament at the Presbyterian Theological College in Melbourne, Australia. He has lectured and preached in many countries, and he served as the senior editor of the Reformed Theological Review, Australia's oldest theological journal until he retired at the end of 2013.

  • Cover Type:
  • 313 Pages
  • Publisher: Christian Focus
  • Publication Date: November 2001
  • ISBN: SHARMAALMDEUTERONOMYTHECOMMAN9781845502683