Old Testament History

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Charles Scribner, 1911 - Bible - 512 pages
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Page 522 - The work is done in an atmosphere of scholarly interest and indifference to dogmatism and controversy, which is at least refreshing. ... It is a noble introduction to the moral forces, ideas, and influences that controlled the period of the Judges, and a model of what a historical commentary, with a practical end in view should be.
Page 524 - The Herald and Presbyter. Crown 8vo. $3.00 net. Romans. By the Rev. WILLIAM SANDAY, DD, LL.D., Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity, and Canon of Christ Church, Oxford, and the Rev. AC HEADLAM, MA, DD, Principal of Kings College, London. " We do not hesitate to commend this as the best commentary on Romans yet written in English. It will do much to popularize this admirable and much needed series, by showing that it is possible to be critical and scholarly and at the same time devout and spiritual,...
Page 520 - Fellow and Lecturer in Hebrew, St. John's College, Oxford. DANIEL. The Rev. JOHN P. PETERS, Ph.D., DD, sometime Professor of Hebrew, PE Divinity School, Philadelphia, now Rector of St. Michael's Church, New York City. AMOS AND HOSEA.
Page 520 - Encyclopaedia and Symbolics, Union Theological Seminary, New York. THE NEW TESTAMENT ST. MATTHEW. The Rev. WILLOUGHBY C. ALLEN, MA, Fellow and Lecturer in Theology and Hebrew, Exeter College, Oxford.
Page 524 - The whole make-up is that of a thoroughly helpful, instructive critical study of the Word, surpassing anything of the kind ever attempted in the English language, and to students and clergymen knowing the proper use of a commentary it will prove an invaluable aid.
Page 519 - EXODUS, The Rev. ARS KENNEDY, DD, Professor of Hebrew, University of Edinburgh. LEVITICUS. JF STENNING, MA, Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford. NUMBERS.
Page 514 - A comprehensive, inspiring, and helpful guide to a busy pastor. One finds in it a multitude of practical suggestions for the development of the spiritual and working life of the Church, and the answer to many problems that are a constant perplexity to the faithful minister.
Page 517 - ... PREFACE THERE are now before the public many Commentaries, written by British and American divines, of a popular or homiletical character. The Cambridge Bible for Schools, the Handbooks for Bible Classes and Private Students, The Speaker's Commentary, The Popular Commentary (Schaff), The Expositor's Bible, and other similar series, have their special place and importance.
Page 517 - American divines has hitherto been produced. The way has been prepared by special Commentaries by Cheyne, Ellicott, Kalisch, Lightfoot, Perowne, Westcott, and others ; and the time has come, in the judgment of the projectors of this enterprise, when it is practicable to combine British and American scholars in the production of a critical, comprehensive Commentary that will be abreast of modern biblical scholarship, and in a measure lead its van.

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