New Interpreter's Bible Volume I: General & Old Testament Articles, Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus

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Abingdon Press, Sep 1, 1994 - 1195 pages
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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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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

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

About the author (1994)

Walter Brueggemann is Professor Emeritus at Columbia Theological Seminary. He is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and was a past president of the Society of Biblical Literature. His most recent books include Disruptive Grace: Reflections on God, Scripture, and the Church and Journey to the Common Good.

2001 TERENCE E. FRETHEIM is Elva B. Lovell Professor of Old Testament at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary, and has been on the faculty of 7 seminary schools, including Princeton, Graduate Theological Union, Vancouver and McCormick. He has authored or contributed to eighteen books, four by Abingdon and a forthcoming commentary on Jeremiah.

Walter C. Kaiser Jr. (PhD, Brandeis University) is president emeritus of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. He previously taught at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and at Wheaton College. Kaiser is active as a preacher, speaker, researcher, and writer and is the author of more than forty books, including "Preaching and Teaching from the Old Testament" and "The Majesty of God in the Old Testament".

Leander E. Keck, convener of the Editorial Board and Senior New Testament Editor, is Winkley Professor of Biblical Theology Emeritus at Yale Divinity School.

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