By William Thomas Miller
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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A Compact Study of Numbers by William Thomas Miller