New PDF release: Commentary on the Torah

By Richard Elliott Friedman

In this groundbreaking and insightful new statement, one of many world's prime biblical students unveils the harmony and continuity of the Torah for the fashionable reader. Richard Elliott Friedman, the bestselling writer of Who Wrote the Bible?, integrates the newest discoveries in biblical archaeology and learn with the end result of years of expertise learning and instructing the Bible to light up the simple which means of the textual content -- "to shed new mild at the Torah and, extra very important, to open home windows in which it sheds its mild on us."

While different commentaries are mostly collections of reviews via a couple of students, this can be a unified remark at the Torah by means of a unmarried pupil, the main unified by way of a Jewish student in centuries. It comprises the unique Hebrew textual content, a brand new translation, and an authoritative, accessibly written interpretation and research of every passage that is still excited about the that means of the Torah as a complete, displaying how its separate books are united into one cohesive, all-encompassing sacred literary masterpiece. This landmark paintings is destined to take its position as a vintage within the libraries of lay readers and students alike, as we search to appreciate the importance of the scriptural texts for our lives at the present time, and for years to come.

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