Judges, Ruth (New American Commentary)
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Judges, Ruth (New American Bible Commentary, Old Testament Set)

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THE NEW AMERICAN COMMENTARY is for the minister or Bible student who wants to understand and expound the Scriptures. Notable features include: * commentary based on THE NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION; * the NIV text printed in the body of the commentary; * sound scholarly methodology that reflects capable research in the original languages; * interpretation that emphasizes the...more
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published September 20th 1999 by Holman Reference (first published September 1999)
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Michael Boling
I have had the opportunity to utilize a number of different commentary sets while in Bible College and Seminary. One of those commentary sets is the New American Commentary by B&H Publishing Group. Recently, I was afforded the opportunity to use the Judges/Ruth text from this series, a text I was particularly interested in diving into considering I am currently working through the Book of Ruth.

While working through Ruth, I found myself returning over and over again to the salient and timely...more
Well written and actually an engaging read for a commentary once you get through the introduction and the first few chapters of Judges. Interacts well with feminist concerns and lets the text speak for itself and does not diminish its content and purpose for the sake of protecting some of the main characters. In fact that is the point, the syncretism of Israel. A very fine commentary on an under appreciated book of the Bible.
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Daniel I. Block (DPhil, University of Liverpool) is Gunther H. Knoedler Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He is the author of several books and numerous essays and has written commentaries on Deuteronomy, Judges-Ruth, and Ezekiel. He has also been involved in the production of the New Living Translation of the Bible and lectures and preaches around the world.
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