By William Thomas Miller

ISBN-10: 1498266126

ISBN-13: 9781498266123

ISBN-10: 1620327708

ISBN-13: 9781620327708

participants and teams studying the Scriptures for his or her personal enrichment can locate acceptable courses 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 desolate tract shape a frightening maze. usual readers, specially Christians, are frequently uncertain of the internal common sense of the rules or of ways to use the sound theology discovered therein.

This compact examine begins with Numbers, following the tale from exodus to the desert. The layout is Socratic, asking as many step by step questions as turns out average and offering the solutions on the again to motivate word taking and dialogue beforehand.

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

“With a long time of Torah learn and instructing at the back of Miller, A Compact research of Numbers could be of large aid to the start pupil of the Torah in addition to to extra pro students. it's very hugely recommended.”
—Owen F. Cummings, Deacon, Regents’ Professor of Theology and educational Dean, Mount Angel Seminary, Oregon

“Miller bargains an in depth analyzing of the key sections [of the e-book of Numbers] with information of the literary difficulties concerned. by way of appending considerate questions, Miller directs the readers again to the textual content, and via delivering solutions to the questions, he maintains to have interaction the readers. This e-book is perfect for instructing at many various levels.”
—John R. Donahue, Raymond E. Brown special Professor of recent testomony reports (emeritus), St. Mary’s Seminary and college, Baltimore, Maryland

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

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