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Each volume in the Understanding the Bible Commentary Series breaks down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. They present a careful section-by-section exposition of the biblical books with key terms and phrases highlighted and all Hebrew transliterated. Notes at the close of each chapter provide additional textual and technical comments for those who want to dig deeper. A bibliography as well as Scripture and subject indexes are also included. Pastors, students, and Bible teachers will find in this series a commitment to accessibility without sacrificing serious scholarship.
Deuteronomy records Moses' parting words to Israel's new generation on the brink of the Promised Land. He recounts their history, sets before them God's covenant and laws, and instructs them on being God's people in the world. The author passionately explains this important theological book, with a particular eye towards implications for faithful life and witness in our own day.
Christopher J. H. Wright is the International Director of the Langham Partnership International, which provides literature, scholarships and preaching training for Majority World pastors and seminaries. He received his PhD from Cambridge University, taught OT at the Union Biblical Seminary in India for five years and then at All Nations Christian College, England, for thirteen. His books include Old Testament Ethics for the People of God
; The Message of Ezekiel
; The Mission of God
; The God I Don't Understand
; and The Mission of God's People
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About the Author
Christopher Wright is the Principal of All Nations Christian College, in Ware, United Kingdom. He taught for five years in the Union Biblical Seminary in India. He received his Ph.D. from Cambridge University and is ordained in the Church of England. He is the author of An Eye for an Eye, God's People in God's Land, Knowing Jesus through the Old Testament,
and Walking in the Ways of the Lord.