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Pentateuch A Story of Beginnings

by Paula Gooder

Part of the T&T Clark Approaches to Biblical Studies Series

Pentateuch A Story of Beginnings Synopsis

The Pentateuch (or the Torah) consists of the first five books of the Bible and is a foundational scripture for millions of people, both Jews and Christians. This book addresses the need for a clear and accessible introduction for those beginning Bible study. It presents and analyses key themes such as creation and the flood, exodus and liberation, covenant and land, and law and faith. These are explored in their ancient context and from the standpoint of contemporary concerns such as liberation theology, gender issues and ecology. Paula Gooder is Tutor is Biblical Studies at The Queen's Foundation, Birmingham and a freelance writer and lecturer.

Pentateuch A Story of Beginnings Press Reviews

The introduction includes basic introductory material that most students do not know but need in order to understand critical scholarship in a clear, concise, and easy to read manner.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780567084187
Publication date: 1st October 2004
Author: Paula Gooder
Publisher: T.& T.Clark Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 132 pages

About Paula Gooder

Paula Gooder teaches Biblical Studies, both Old and New Testament, at the Queen's Ecumenical Theological Foundation, Birmingham, and works freelance as a Biblical Studies writer and lecturer.

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