By Michael S. Moore
"For greater than 3 many years, Michael Moore has make clear the social worlds in the back of, and the creative worlds inside and coming up from, biblical texts. relocating from discrete exegetical difficulties to the existence styles of groups of religion, those essays version an method of biblical scholarship that claims to all, 'come and revel in this for yourself.' We could all be thankful that Moore has invited us to percentage the culmination of his labors."
--Mark Hamilton, Onstead Professor of bible study, Graduate institution of Theology,
Abilene Christian University
"Drawing upon the breadth and intensity of his wisdom of historical close to jap experiences, sleek biblical scholarship, and diverse methodologies, Moore traverses the diversity of genres in the Bible, yielding new figuring out. the gathering of essays indicates uniformly philological, literary, and old richness. Torrents of insights circulate from those essays."
--Joel Gereboff, affiliate Professor of non secular reports, Arizona country University
Michael S. Moore (PhD, Drew college) teaches classes in regards to the Hebrew Bible to scholars at Arizona nation college, Fuller Theological Seminary, and the Arizona study heart for the traditional close to East (www.arcane-az.com), the place he serves as Director. he's the writer of The Balaam Traditions: Their personality and Development (Scholars Press, 1990) and WealthWatch: A research of Socioeconomic clash within the Bible (Pickwick, 2011).