By Gordon J. Wenham
"Its very identify places the trendy reader off," writes Gordon Wenham. "In historical time numbers have been noticeable as mysterious and symbolic, a key to fact and the brain of God himself. this day they're linked to desktops and the depersonalization that threatens our society."
In his attempt to bridge the good gulf among the ebook and our age, Wenham first explains the history of Numbers, discussing its constitution, resources, date and authorship in addition to its theology and Christian use. A passage-by-passage research follows, which pulls important insights on outdated testomony ritual from smooth social anthropology.
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