The New Interpreter's Bible: General Articles & Introduction, Commentary, & Reflections for Each Book of the Bible, Including the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books, Volume 1

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Abingdon Press, 1994 - Bible - 1195 pages
General and Old Testament Articles; Genesis; Exodus; and Leviticus New Interpreter's(R) 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
* 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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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

User Review  - RICHARD HOLT - Christianbook.com

Fretheim and Brueggeman are both very good writers. Their theological insights are often helpful. However, each expresses such a low view of the historical reliabily of Genesis and Exodus ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction to The New Interpreters Bible
1
Modern English Versions of the Bible
22
How the Bible Has Been Interpreted in Jewish Tradition
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