The Book of Genesis, Chapters 1-17

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The first of Victor P. Hamilton’s two-volume study of Genesis in the NICOT series, this commentary contributes a solid, thorough explication of the wealth and depth of material embedded in Scripture’s foundational book.

Hamilton’s substantive introduction – which serves both this volume and the one covering chapters 18-50 – discusses the structure of Genesis and its composition, its theology, the problems involved in its interpretation, its canonicity, and t he Hebrew text itself. The commentary proper, based on Hamilton’s own translation, evidences his extensive knowledge of the ancient Near East and of contemporary scholarship, including literary, form, and text criticism. Siding with the arguments in favor of the literary and theological unity of the Genesis text, Hamilton stresses the main theme running throughout the book – God’s gracious promise of blessing and reconciliation in the face of evil and sin.

A unique feature of this book is Hamilton’s emphasis on the reading of Genesis by the New Testament community. Following his commentary on each section of Genesis, he discusses where and how the New Testament appropriated material from that section and incorporated it into the message of the New Testament.

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Weight 430400 g
Dimensions 235 × 159 × 35 mm
Author(s)

Hamilton, Victor P., (Author)

Publication Summary

Eerdmans (1990), Edition: 3rd Printing, 540 pages

Published Date

1990

Page Count

540

Language

English

Product Type

Hardcover

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