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Deuteronomy, with Excursus on Covenant & Law

Richard J. Clifford

Deuteronomy, with Excursus on Covenant & Law

by Richard J. Clifford

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Published by Health Policy Advisory Center .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible - Criticism Interpretation - Old Testament,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11305254M
    ISBN 100894534041
    ISBN 109780894534041
    OCLC/WorldCa233530407

    Deuteronomy covers the same material as the other books of the law—Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers—but heightens the attention paid to work, most notably in the Ten Commandments. It seems as if in retelling the events and teachings of the other books, Moses feels a need to emphasize the importance of work in the life of God’s people. Deuteronomy presents this story as if Moses is telling it to the second generation. And Moses presents it as a total victory, an occupation of a new land, and a foreshadowing of the greater settlement coming for the rest of the tribes after his death. ———— Excursus: Deuteronomy and Violence.

    We are next treated to an extensive discussion of the Mosaic law and covenant, illustrated with tables which outline the 2nd millennium B.C. genre of Exodus, Leviticus and Deuteronomy (pp. ). Together with the notes on this material in Part 2 (pp. ), our authors provide significant insights on the Biblical material (Part 3, pp. ). The themes of Deuteronomy are foundational to the entire message of the Old Testament: Covenant: The Book of Deuteronomy restates God’s love for Israel, the history of His provision for them, the benefits or blessings of walking in covenant with God, and the consequences for disobeying the stipulations of the covenant (see the summary in

    The exclusive allegiance to Yahweh, and Yahweh alone, is best voiced throughout Deuteronomy in terms of the covenant. In fact the book of Deuteronomy is the covenantal document par excellence that defines this allegiance and stipulates the conditions of the allegiance as well as its punishments (curses) if the covenantal demands are broken. On. It is only another way of relating how from the wells of the Law we pass to the rivers of living water opened by the Gospel. But we must pass by way of the cross of Christ. EXCURSUS ON NOTES TO DEUTERONOMY. EXCURSUS ON Deuteronomy THESE verses have always seemed to me to present the greatest difficulty in the whole of Deuteronomy.


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Get this from a library. Deuteronomy: with an excursus on covenant and law. [Richard J Clifford] -- "In no book of the Bible is exclusive fidelity to the Lord held up so insistently to Israel as it is in Deuteronomy.

Moses speaks throughout, addressing the people on the threshold of the Lord's land. Deuteronomy, with Excursus on Covenant & Law Hardcover – September 1, by Richard J. Clifford (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback5/5(1). Get this from a library. Deuteronomy: with an excursus on covenant and law. [Richard J Clifford]. Buy Deuteronomy: With an Excursus on Covenant and Law by Richard J.

Clifford online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Deuteronomy Laws. In Deuteronomy chapters 12 thro Moses revealed to the Israelites a set of laws known to scholars today as the Deuteronomic code.

The Deuteronomic code is one of a set of three groups of laws laid down in the first 5 books of the Bible (Pentateuch). Although Deuteronomy is presented as an address by Moses, scholars generally agree that it dates from a much later period of Israelite history.

An early edition of Deuteronomy as it exists today has been identified with the book of the Law discovered in the Temple of Jerusalem about bc (2 Kings ; 2 Chronicles ). This early edition, corresponding roughly to chapters 5–26 and The Law Placed in the Ark 25 he gave this command to the Levites who carried the ark of the covenant of the LORD: 26 “Take this Book of the Law and place it beside the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, so that it may remain there as a witness against you.

27 For I know how rebellious and stiff-necked you are. If you are already rebelling against the LORD while I am still alive. There are no lists of curses and blessings for covenant violaters and keepers in Exodus but such lists do appear in Leviticus 26 and Deuteronomy So although the covenant preceded the law, the law was also an integral part of the covenant.

The covenant and com­mandment belong together. [18] See Eichrodt, “Covenant and Law,” Deuteronomy continues with a second speech containing the main body of the book. This section centers on God’s covenant with Israel, especially the law, or principles and rules by which Israel should live.

After a narrative introduction (Deut. ), the speech itself consists of three parts. The theological connection between the book of Joshua and Deuteronomy is apparent.

“The theological motifs which characterize Deuteronomy-e.g., covenant and law, the holy war ideal-find further expression in Joshua.” [6] J.

Miller, “Book of Joshua,” The Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Supplementary Volume, The Book of Deuteronomy (literally "second law" from Greek deuteros + nomos) is the fifth book of the Jewish Torah, where it is called Devarim (Heb.

דברים), "the words [of Moses]". Chapters 1–30 of the book consist of three sermons or speeches delivered to the Israelites by Moses on the plains of Moab, shortly before they enter the Promised Land. Exclusive Loyalty to God.

Several themes in Deuteronomy stand out. Among the Torah‘s books, it is the most vigorous and clear advocate of monotheism and of the ardent, exclusive loyalty that Israel owes God (Deuteronomy ‑40, ‑5).

It emphasizes God’s love, justice, and transcendence. This book stresses the covenant between God and Israel, summed up in Deuteronomy ‑   The Book of Deuteronomy 25 he commanded the Levites who carried the ark of the Lord’s covenant, 26 “Take this scroll of the law and place it beside the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God.

It will be there as a witness against you, 27 for I know about your rebellion and stubbornness. 10 if you obey the Lord your God and. An Exhortation to Obedience (Leviticus ; Deuteronomy ; Deuteronomy )1 Hear now, O Israel, the statutes and ordinances I am teaching you to follow so that you may live, enter, and take possession of the land that the LORD, the God of your fathers, is giving you.

2 You must not add to or subtract from what I command you, so that you may keep the commandments of the LORD your. THE BOOK OF DEUTERONOMY. The Book of Deuteronomy - is the fifth and final Book of the Law of Moses, also known as the Torah or Pentateuch.

The Law of Moses includes the Books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Torah is followed by the Book of Joshua in Hebrew Scripture, our Old Testament of the Bible.

The Book of Deuteronomy was known as Hadabarim in. This covenant was established by God with the nation of Israel after the establishment of the Mosaic Covenant (the Law), and it was sepa­rate from the Mosaic Covenant. Deuteronomy states, “These are the words of the covenant, which the LORD commanded Moses to make with the children of Israel in the land of Moab, beside the covenant.

Dallas, TX: Word Book, (pp. lxx - cxi). Excursus: Law, Poetry, and Music in Ancient Israel Excursus: Deuteronomy in the Canonical Process Excursus: The Triennial Cycle of Torah Readings in Palestinian Judaism Excursus: The Numeruswechsel in Deuteronomy Excursus: Holy War as Celebrated Event in Ancient Israel Detailed Outline of Deuteronomy I.

~~By misquoting Galatians it is used in conjunction with Deuteronomy which states "the Book of the Law was put next to the Ark of the Covenant as a witness against them" to validate this simple break, that Genesis to Exodus (or Exodus to Exodus ) is the Book of the Covenant, and Exodus to end of Deuteronomy.

'Deuteronomy' is a misnomer, it means 'the second law'. The name is taken from Deuteronomy 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 s: 3.

law moves those who are subject to it to act aright. It belongs to the law to command and to forbid. into a historical excursus of the events leading to the covenant at Sinai. I also embark on an analysis of the Sinai theophany and covenant and its implications and relationship to the covenant of the book of Deuteronomy.

Deuteronomy's structure follows the model of ancient covenants, with 1) a historical prologue that explains the reasons for the covenant, 2) the covenant stipulations and, where it deems necessary, justifications for them, 3) provision for mutual pledging, 4) enforcement clauses and punishments for noncompliance with its terms, and 5) a.Deuteronomy defined.

The word "Deuteronomy" is "eleh ha-devarim" in Hebrew, which means "these are the words."In Ancient Greek, it is "Deuteronómion" which means "second law" or a "copy of this law," signifying a re-telling of God's essence, that's what the book does: it is a retelling, a repetition, or a reminder of the covenant that God made with His people.Though the title is based on the Septuagint mistranslation, it is still appropriate because the book represents a repetition of the law and a renewal of the covenant at Mount Sinai.

The strength of Deuteronomy is that the whole book is designed as an exhortation to obey .