New Interpreter's Bible Volume II: Numbers, Deuteronomy, Introduction to Narrative Literature, Joshua, Judges, Ruth,1 & 2 Samuel

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Abingdon Press, 1998 - Religion - 1388 pages
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New Interpreter'sŪ Bible offers critically sound biblical interpretations for the 1990s and beyond. Guided by scholars, pastors, and laity representing diverse traditions, academic experience, and involvement in the Church, this entirely new collection of writings is specifically prepared to meet the needs of preachers, teachers, and all students of the Bible. Easy-to-use Format: * Full texts and critical notes: NIV and NRSV * A detailed, critical Commentary providing an exegetical "close-reading" of the biblical text * Reflections that present a detailed exposition of issues raised in the discussion and dealt with in the Commentary Key Features: * The entire Bible (including the Apocrypha Deuterocanonical books) in twelve volumes * Introductions to each book that cover essential historical, sociocultural, literary, and theological issues * An ecumenical roster of contributors * Comprehensive, concise articles * Numerous visual aids (illustrations, maps, charts, timelines) enhance use.

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Accessable. Good scholarship. Luxury construction.

User Review  - Neil - Christianbook.com

Fretheim's contribution is very good and helpful. His theology is a matter of public record and I am of the same bent; so I highly recommend it. Brueggeman's commentary on Exodus is also good but a ... Read full review

Only buy this if you want NT Wright's commentary

User Review  - Jeff - Christianbook.com

I admit that I only purchased this book so I could access NT Wrights Romans Commentary, but so far I have only examined passages in Acts/1 Corinthians and parts of it can hardly be called commentary ... Read full review