Deuteronomy (Focus On The Bible Commentary Series)
‘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...
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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 sections
Historical 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)
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Rev.Professor Harman (ThD., Westminster Theological Seminary, ThD., (honoris causa) Australian College of Theology) has recently retired from the posts of Principal and Professor of Old Testament at the Presbyterian Theological College in Melbourne Australia. He has taught graduate courses at Ontario Theological Seminary, Toronto and Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson. Prof.Harman is the author of a number of quite original commentaries Deuteronomy and Isaiah in the Focus on the Bible Series, and The Book of Daniel in the Evangelical Press Study Commentary.