title
New International Commentary: The Book of Leviticus
PRICE: $31.50
AUTHOR: Wenham, Gordon J.
AVAILABILITYImmediate download and unlock of module
PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Verse-by-verse commentary
  • In-depth discussion of textual and critical matters
  • Introductions to each book's authorship, date, purpose, structure, and theology
  • Detailed bibliography

DESCRIPTION

Leviticus used to be the first book that Jewish children studied in the synagogue. In the modern church it tends to be the last part of the Bible that anyone looks at seriously. Because Leviticus is largely concerned with subjects that seem incomprehensible and irrelevant today—rituals for sacrifice and regulations concerning uncleanness—it appears to have nothing to say to twenty-first-century Christians.

In this excellent commentary on Leviticus, Gordon Wenham takes with equal seriousness both the plain original meaning of the text and its abiding theological value. To aid in reconstructing the original meaning of the text, Wenham draws from studies of Old Testament ritual and sacrifice that compare and contrast biblical customs with the practices of other Near Eastern cultures. He also closely examines the work of social anthropologists and expertly utilizes the methods of literary criticism to bring out the biblical author’s special interests.

In pursuit of his second aim, to illumine the enduring theological value of Leviticus, Wenham discusses at the end of each section how the Old Testament passages relate to the New Testament and to contemporary Christianity. In doing so, he not only shows how pervasive Levitical ideas are in the New Testament but also highlights in very practical ways the enduring claim of God’s call to holiness on the lives of Christians today.

The following volumes are also available in the New International Commentary series:


SAMPLES (click to see): [Sample 1]  [Sample 2

NOTICE: Instructions for getting your unlock key will be emailed to the email address you provide at the Paypal page. Please, read below for more information.

Purchase procedure

  • Once you click on the Buy now button you will be redirected to a secure (SSL encrypted) page at Paypal to complete your transaction.
  • You can make your purchase using any major credit card, Paypal or an eCheck. Notice that for all 3 payment methods, the Paypal Service is used. You don't need to have or create a Paypal account to use your credit card.
  • Once you finish with your payment, you will be redirected back to theWord site where you will get instructions on how you will download the module and get your personal unlock key. Notice that instructions will be sent by email to the email address you will provide at Paypal.
  • You may use your credit card no matter what currency it is issued in (e.g. US dollars, Euro). Check conversion rates for other currencies.

e-Payments Security

  • Payments are processed via Paypal.
  • You don't need a Paypal account to use your credit card. Paypal is just used as a payment gateway that processes the online transaction.
  • Your credit card data is not stored on this site. Your credit card data is given to a secure (SSL) site at Paypal that processes the transaction on behalf of theWord.

Licensing information

Each module you buy is licensed for use by you and your immediate family in one or more PCs that you own. The unlock key (which will be emailed to you after your purchase) is personal and is associated with your full name and email.

Usage information

The modules that you purchase here are only licensed for and compatible with theWord Bible software. Since these modules are encrypted, you will not be able to use them with any other software or outside of theWord.

Refund policy

Once you receive your unlock data, no refund can be given. Please, ensure that the module(s) you wish to purchase meet your expectations. If you are unsure or need more information, you may contact help@theword.net with your questions.


Paid modules

Stay tuned!

theWord portable

Useful links

Download latest version

Browse module library

Check the forums

See screenshots

Visit the Guestbook

Email updates

Enter your email to be notified for updates on program and modules

  

Is it safe to give you my email?

Latest version

The latest version of theWord is 4.0.0.1342.

Find out how you can check what version you are using

Random verse

For I am persuaded that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which [is] in Christ Jesus our Lord.   (Romans 8:38,39)