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A Commentary on the Book of Exodus
Umberto Cassuto's comments have a vivid quality seldom found in the exegetical writings of other Biblical expositors, who all too often prefer a jejune and lifeless approach to their subject, however he succeeds in injecting a sense of dramatic excitement into his interpretations. Without neglecting the scientific data provided by archaeological and philological research, ...more
Hardcover, 1st English edition, 509 pages
Published 1967 by The Magnes Press
(first published 1951)
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A concise, dynamic exposition of the Book of Exodus by an academically reliable Jewish commentator. Cassuto successfully argues against the Documentary Hypothesis, rejecting Wellhausen's thesis and JEDP. Cassuto instead says that the Pentateuch was written as a unified text in c.10 BC and not redacted in any significant way. An essential OT commentary for the pastor or serious student.