The book of Deuteronomy is a book of Jewish and Christian scripture. It is the fifth and last book of the Torah, a sacred Jewish text. It is also part of the Christian Bible's Old Testament. Authorship of Deuteronomy is generally attributed to the prophet Moses, though debate about this exists. Deuteronomy is written as a series of speeches from Moses to the Hebrew people that contain history, rules (and the rewards and consequences for breaking them), and sermon-like addresses containing... more
Salem Press Encyclopedia of Literature, 2017. 2p.