A Compact Study of Numbers by William Thomas Miller PDF

By William Thomas Miller

ISBN-10: 1498266126

ISBN-13: 9781498266123

ISBN-10: 1620327708

ISBN-13: 9781620327708

members and teams examining the Scriptures for his or her personal enrichment can locate acceptable publications for Genesis and Exodus. Numbers is one other topic. The complexities of formality legislation, holy days, ethical codes, and conflicts skilled through Moses and the folk in the course of their 40 years within the desert shape a frightening maze. commonplace readers, specially Christians, are frequently not sure of the interior good judgment of the rules or of ways to use the sound theology chanced on therein.

This compact learn starts off with Numbers, following the tale from exodus to the desert. The structure is Socratic, asking as many step by step questions as turns out moderate and offering the solutions on the again to inspire observe taking and dialogue beforehand.

The 40 years of strife depict the deep religious stresses skilled by means of the selected humans (and through God), and will serve our personal figuring out for surviving demanding situations as a humans referred to as by means of God. one other lesson is the numerous position of historical Jewish laypeople inside their procedure of formality and prayer. They did even more than just watch clergymen deal with altar sacrifices and incense. a greater figuring out of that old teamwork in worship can reduction our personal smooth worship customs.

“With many years of Torah learn and instructing at the back of Miller, A Compact examine of Numbers could be of huge support to the start scholar of the Torah in addition to to extra professional students. it's very hugely recommended.”
—Owen F. Cummings, Deacon, Regents’ Professor of Theology and educational Dean, Mount Angel Seminary, Oregon

“Miller bargains a detailed studying of the foremost sections [of the publication of Numbers] with expertise of the literary difficulties concerned. via appending considerate questions, Miller directs the readers again to the textual content, and via delivering solutions to the questions, he keeps to interact the readers. This ebook is perfect for instructing at many various levels.”
—John R. Donahue, Raymond E. Brown wonderful Professor of latest testomony reports (emeritus), St. Mary’s Seminary and collage, Baltimore, Maryland

William T. Miller, SJ, is an accessory affiliate Professor of previous testomony at Loyola college Maryland, in Baltimore. He has released introductory commentaries on Genesis (2006) and Exodus (2009). long ago he has taught undergraduates in addition to graduate scholars and seminarians.

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