Melissa Ramos Guests on Two Testaments Podcast

ancient isreal deuteronomy May 02, 2023

View the video of Melissa Ramos as a featured guest on The Two Testaments Podcast: Two Testaments.

Dr Ramos discusses the covenant ritual of Deuteronomy and the curses in chapters 27-29. In this video, she discusses:

the relationship with ancient Near Eastern rituals
the stones as witnesses to the covenant
the tribes’ roles in the ritual
the ethical vision of the blessings and curses
the distinctive nature of Deuteronomy’s inclusion of blessings
Deuteronomy’s view of human ability to keep the law in relationship to Paul’s in Romans
whether Deuteronomy is fairly characterized as “retribution theology”  

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