1 and 2 Kings

1 and 2 Kings

by Iain W. Provan
     
 

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The Understanding the Bible Commentary Series helps any reader navigate the strange and sometimes intimidating literary terrain of the Bible. These accessible volumes break down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. The contributors tackle the task of

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The Understanding the Bible Commentary Series helps any reader navigate the strange and sometimes intimidating literary terrain of the Bible. These accessible volumes break down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. The contributors tackle the task of interpretation using the full range of critical methodologies and practices, yet they do so as people of faith who hold the text in the highest regard. Pastors, teachers, and lay people alike will cherish the easily understandable truth found in this commentary series.

Editorial Reviews

Steven L. McKenzie
...[T]his is one of the best commentaries available within an expressly confessional series. Provan makes a number of useful and original observations about literary themes and devices within the Kings narrative....Provan has provided a commentary that will be quite useful and beneficial to the audience for which the series is intended....[T]his volume is worth checking for its literary observations... —Society of Biblical Literature

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801047480
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/01/1993
Series:
Understanding the Bible Commentary Series
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
431,647
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

Iain W. Provan is the Marshall Sheppard Professor of Biblical Studies at Regent College. He is also an ordained minister of the Church of Scotland.

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