or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
Trade in Yours
For a 2.68 Gift Card
Trade in
More Buying Choices
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Colour:
Image not available

 
Tell the Publisher!
Id like to read this book on Kindle

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

Exploring the Old Testament: The Pentateuch: Pentateuch Volume 1: Pentateuch Vol 1 (Exploring the Bible) [Paperback]

Gordon Wenham
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
RRP: 16.99
Price: 12.59 & FREE Delivery in the UK. Details
You Save: 4.40 (26%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
In stock.
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Want it tomorrow, 31 July? Choose Express delivery at checkout. Details

Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Paperback 12.59  
Trade In this Item for up to 2.68
Trade in Exploring the Old Testament: The Pentateuch: Pentateuch Volume 1: Pentateuch Vol 1 (Exploring the Bible) for an Amazon Gift Card of up to 2.68, which you can then spend on millions of items across the site. Trade-in values may vary (terms apply). Learn more

Book Description

22 Aug 2003 Exploring the Bible
This book offers an exploratory approach that enables students to engage with the text for themselves, and not simply to be passive learners. It offers activities and challenges at introductory and intermediate levels, key background information needed to work at the required level, and ideas for further theological thought and reading. Students will discover the major themes and theology of the Pentateuch, the purpose and structure of the texts, the major scholarly questions concerning the texts and how it can be seen as relevant today.

Frequently Bought Together

Exploring the Old Testament: The Pentateuch: Pentateuch Volume 1: Pentateuch Vol 1 (Exploring the Bible) + Exploring the Old Testament: The History Volume 2 (Exploring the Bible) + Exploring the Old Testament: The Prophets Volume 4
Price For All Three: 39.57

Buy the selected items together

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Product details

  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: SPCK Publishing (22 Aug 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0281054290
  • ISBN-13: 978-0281054299
  • Product Dimensions: 18.7 x 24 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 261,244 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Product Description

About the Author

Gordon Wenham studied theology at Cambridge, London (King's College), Jerusalem (Ecole Biblique), and Harvard University. He is Professor of Old Testament at the University of Gloucestershire, England. Among his writings are commentaries on Genesis, Leviticus and Numbers.

Inside This Book (Learn More)
Browse Sample Pages
Front Cover | Copyright | Table of Contents | Excerpt | Back Cover
Search inside this book:

Sell a Digital Version of This Book in the Kindle Store

If you are a publisher or author and hold the digital rights to a book, you can sell a digital version of it in our Kindle Store. Learn more

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Customer Reviews

3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Accessible and useful 13 Jan 2010
Format:Paperback
This book provides a great entry level text book for students who are looking to explore the Pentateuch in detail. Gordon Wenham has a extensive background in this area of scholarship, but his writing style is clear and accessible whilst dealing with the issues that scholarship has to raise around these texts. The book is readable throughout, but doesn't lose sight of the key aspects of the text in an attempt to maintain clarity. Perfect cost and content for an introductory textbook for those unfamiliar with the debates of scholarship.

Wenham holds his own interpretations, but he attempts to represent other view points fairly, allowing the reader to think through the issues that the text presents and come to their own conclusions. Digging deeper boxes throughout the chapters aim to pose questions that will make the reader think these things through as they progress.

While some may be frustrated by the way the book appears to steer a path between views rather than take sides, my impression was that the book helps to clarify without oversimplifying different positions in a way that can help students from different traditions understand what other people think.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good start 2 Feb 2013
By Rachel
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
An easy read to start before going into my course texts - great background and basic introductions which makes my course books Eire to understand. Well written, engaging. Pitched very well.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Search Customer Reviews
Only search this product's reviews

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category


Feedback