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First and Second Samuel
     

First and Second Samuel

by Eugene H. Peterson
 

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The power of story as God's word to the community of faith is never more clear than in the books of Samuel. Emotion, drama, complexity of character, and mystery fill the pages of these two biblical books. Eugene Peterson's commentary emphasizes the resonance and interplay between these stories of kings and prophets and the social and cultural issues that concern us

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The power of story as God's word to the community of faith is never more clear than in the books of Samuel. Emotion, drama, complexity of character, and mystery fill the pages of these two biblical books. Eugene Peterson's commentary emphasizes the resonance and interplay between these stories of kings and prophets and the social and cultural issues that concern us today.

Books in the Westminster Bible Companion series assist laity in their study of the Bible as a guide to Christian faith and practice. Each volume explains the biblical book in its original historical context and explores its significance for faithful living today. These books are ideal for individual study and for Bible study classes and groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664255237
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
03/10/2004
Series:
Westminster Bible Companion Series
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

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Meet the Author

Eugene H. Peterson is Professor Emeritus of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is the author of many best-selling books.

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