This book provides a new reading of the biblical book of Numbers
in a commentary form. Mainstream readings have tended to see the
book as a haphazard junkyard of material that connects
Genesis–Leviticus with Deuteronomy (and Joshua), composed at
a late stage in the history of ancient Israel. By contrast,
this book reads Numbers as part of a wider work of
Genesis–Joshua, a carefully crafted programmatic settler colonial... more...