Exodus

Exodus Recounting the greatest event of divine salvation in the Old Testament the book of Exodus is not merely a story about the Lord God rescuing enslaved Israelites from the power of a despotic and xenoph

  • Title: Exodus
  • Author: T. Desmond Alexander
  • ISBN: 9781783594344
  • Page: 181
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Recounting the greatest event of divine salvation in the Old Testament, the book of Exodus is not merely a story about the Lord God rescuing enslaved Israelites from the power of a despotic and xenophobic dictator More importantly, it highlights how a compassionate and justice seeking God transforms the lives of victimized people so that they may experience life in all itRecounting the greatest event of divine salvation in the Old Testament, the book of Exodus is not merely a story about the Lord God rescuing enslaved Israelites from the power of a despotic and xenophobic dictator More importantly, it highlights how a compassionate and justice seeking God transforms the lives of victimized people so that they may experience life in all its fullness in his holy presence The story of Exodus illustrates an all important paradigm for understanding the nature and goal of divine salvation, anticipating an even greater exodus that will come through Jesus Christ.Desmond Alexander grapples with the varied complexities of the carefully constructed literary collage of Exodus As an integral part of the longer narrative that runs from Genesis to 2 Kings, Exodus recounts a dramatic and unified story of how the Israelites come to a deeper and closer relationship with the Lord God Narrating past events, Exodus speaks to contemporary society, revealing a God who passionately desires to draw people into an intimate and exclusive relationship with himself This detailed commentary sheds light on one of the most influential books ever written.

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    • Jimmy Reagan says:

      Careful, detailed, cautious, seasoned, thorough – these are the first words that come to my mind after perusing this latest volume in the Apollos Old Testament Commentary series. Mr. Alexander has literally spent his career in the Book of Exodus. Beyond his background in Exodus, the author’s preface states: “I write from a position of believing that the book of Exodus carries an authority that is of divine origin, being more than simply the product of a human author.” In admitting his bi [...]

    • John says:

      T. Desmond Alexander is Senior Lecturer in Biblical Studies and Director of Postgraduate Studies at Union Theological College in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Alexander received a Ph.D. from The Queen’s University of Belfast and is author or coauthor of numerous books, including From Paradise to the Promised Land: An Introduction to the Pentateuch, From Eden to the New Jerusalem: An Introduction to Biblical Theology, and Exodus: Teach the Text. Alexander is also general editor of the widely used [...]

    • Michael W. says:

      Exodus can be a rather daunting biblical book. From the harshness and inhumanity of the beginning chapters, to the scourges, through the evacuation, up to the heights of Sinai, and climaxing in the splendor of the kavod of YHWH (the glory of the LORD) filling the tent; the reader is taken from a veritable grave through a resurrection of sorts, and on to an ascension. How in the world can a preacher or Bible teacher keep it all together if they are taking their congregation through Exodus? T. Des [...]

    • Dan says:

      Exodus is an Old Testament commentary, written by T.D. Alexander published by IVP Academic, one that this pastor, has been anxiously awaiting for since it’s announcement. It has been a long time since a conservative yet highly scholarly work has been published on the Book of Exodus and T.D. Alexander did not disappoint, weighing in at almost 800 pages.This commentary is the newest edition of the Apollos Old Testament Commentary Series with editors David W. Baker and Gordon J. Wenham, a series [...]

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