This exciting and insightful new commentary will guide readers through the five books of Moses with ease and delight. Renowned biblical scholar Richard Elliott Friedman reaches both a personal and professional summit with this incisive yet accessibly written survey of the Torah. Friedman's work draws upon his years of experience studying the Bible, integrated with the most recent discoveries in biblical archaeology. Friedman's new translation, along with the Hebrew, are featured on every page. His commentary focuses on the Torah as a whole, uniting its books into one cohesive, all-encompassing literary masterpiece. This momentous work is sure to prove an essential part of every Bible reader's library.