A Commentary on Judges and Ruth
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A Commentary on Judges and Ruth

Chisholm, Robert B. Hardcover

This defintive commentary sheds exegetical and theological light on the books of Judges and Ruth for contemporary preachers and students of Scripture. Listening closely to the text while interacting with the best of scholarship, Chisholm shows what...+

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This defintive commentary sheds exegetical and theological light on the books of Judges and Ruth for contemporary preachers and students of Scripture. Listening closely to the text while interacting with the best of scholarship, Chisholm shows what the text meant for ancient Israel and what it means for us today. In addition to its perceptive comments on the biblical text, it examines a host of themes such as covenants and the sovereignty of God in Judges, and providence, redemption, lovingkindness, and Christological typology in Ruth.

In his introduction to Judges, Chisholm asks and answers some difficult questions: What is the point of Judges? What role did individual judges play? What part did female characters play? Did judges have a political agenda?

Chisholm offers astute guidance to preachers and teachers wanting to do a series on Judges or Ruth by providing insightful exegetical and theological commentary. He offers homiletical trajectories for each passage to show how historical narrative can be presented in the pulpit and classroom for rich, responsible sermons and lessons.


Publisher    KREGEL PUBLICATIONS
Format    Hardcover
Language    English
Publication Date    11/14/2013
Abridged    No
Large Print    No
Pages    697
Width    6.1
Height    1.6
Length    9.1
Units    1
EAN    9780825425561
Author    Chisholm, Robert B.

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