Understanding the background and genre of a passage is crucial to the proper interpretation of that passage. The background of this paper is the ancient Near East and it is within that context that you must understand the genres of the texts within the Pentateuch. The two main genres of the Pentateuch are law and narrative. In a paper of 750-1000 words examine the following:
- The major features of biblical law
- The major features of biblical narrative
In this paper it is important to be concise. There is a lot to say about these genres, but your paper should examine only the main components of these two genres. Complete this assignment using the Interpreting the Pentateuch textbook and the lecture. Sources from the GCU library can also be used in completion of this assignment.
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