John Barton, Journal of Religion In my judgment it provides a better model than any previously developed for understanding the motivation and interpretative techniques that lie behind Deuteronomy.
The Journal of Theological Studies Through his detailed examination of texts, Levinson documents a revolution in ancient Israel's religious life and social history.
1. Textual Revision and Cultural Transformation: The Hermeneutics of Legal Innovation in Deuteronomy; 2. The Innovation of Cultic Centralizaion in Deuteronomy 12; 3. The Transformation of Passover and Unleavened Bread in Deuteronomy 16; 4. The Transformation of Justice in Light of Centralizaion; 5. The Revisionary Hermeneutics of Deuteronomy; Bibliography; Author Index; Subject Index; Index of Scriptural and Other Sources