Numbers (Interpretation Bible Commentaries Series)
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About "Numbers (Interpretation Bible Commentaries Series)"
Numbers chronicles a community faced with many competing interests, groups, and issues, endeavoring to define itself and its mission in the world. Dennis Olsen offers readers a comprehensive interpretation of this often overlooked book. He provides a thoroughly contemporary reading of Numbers that enlightens the modern church as it navigates the contemporary wilderness of pluralism, competing voices, and and shifting foundations.
Meet the Author
Dennis T. Olson (Ph.D., Yale University) is Professor of Old Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary. His academic interests are in literary approaches to Old Testament interpretation and Old Testament and biblical theology. He specializes in the area of the Pentateuch and other narrative literature of the Old Testament. Among his publications are The Death of the Old and the Birth of the New: The Framework of the Book of Numbers and the Pentateuch (1985), Deuteronomy and the Death of Moses, A Theological Reading (1994), Numbers (Interpretation), and The Book of Judges: Introduction, Commentary, Reflections,New Interpreters Bible, Volume II, eds. Leander Keck and David Petersen (1998) and he preparing the forthcoming commentary on The Book of Exodus (Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries).