Westminster Bible Companion: Deuteronomy   -     By: Thomas B. Mann
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Westminster Bible Companion: Deuteronomy

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Deuteronomy is more than a relic of ancient history. It is a living document that deals with issues relevant to the modern day reader. They include justice and the vision of the Great Socciety; individual responsibility versus the importance of community; and the nature of loyalty to God and to the world. By examining these and other issues in this ancient work, readers will find striking parallels between the world of Israel several millenia ago and ours today. This absorbing and readable commentary will stimulate discussion about the Deuteronomistic prescriptions for a healthy society and their applicability to contemporary life and society.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 169
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 0664252664
ISBN-13: 9780664252663
Availability: In Stock
Series: Westminster Bible Companion

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Deuteronomy, Thomas Mann notes, is more than a relic of ancient history. It is a living document that deals with issues that have relevance for the modern-day reader, including justice and the vision of the Great Society, individual responsibility versus the importance of community, and the nature of loyalty to God and to the world. By examining these and other issues, readers will draw striking parallels between the world of Israel several millennia ago and today. This absorbing and readable book will stimulate discussion about the Deuteronomistic prescriptions for a healthy society and their applicability to contemporary life and society.

Books in the Westminster Bible Companion series assist laity in their study of the Bible as a guide to Christian faith and practice. Each volume explains the biblical book in its original historical context and explores its significance for faithful living today. These books are ideal for individual study and for Bible study classes and groups.

Author Bio

Thomas W. Mann served as Pastor of Parkway United Church of Christ in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, for over twenty years. He has taught at Converse College and Princeton Theological Seminary.

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