Leviticus: An Introduction and Commentary

Jay Sklar

Leviticus: An Introduction and Commentary
Leviticus: An Introduction and Commentary

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These commentaries are designed to help the reader of the Bible understand what the text says and what it means. The Introduction to each book gives a concise but thorough treatment of its authorship, date, original setting and purpose. Following a structural Analysis, the Commentary takes the book section by section, drawing out its main themes, and also comments on individual verses and problems of interpretation. Additional Notes provide fuller discussion of particular difficulties. In the new Old Testament volumes, the commentary on each section of the text is structured under three headings: Context, Comment and Meaning. Levitical rules and regulations can at first appear irrelevant to contemporary Christians - but they provide important Old Testament background for understanding large portions of the New Testament. Leviticus describes a point in human history when God came and dwelt in the midst of the ancient Israelites and taught them what their purpose in life really was. Jay Sklar's commentary makes clear what it is that the Lord said to them and, in so doing, makes clear what he says to us today.

Pages: 336
Publisher: Inter-Varsity Press
Published: 2013
ISBN-10: 1844749274
ISBN-13: 9781844749270

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