Ruth: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching

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The narrative of the book of Ruth is a drama of ordinary human life, but the drama unfolds against a background of the providence and purposes of God. Katharine Doob Sakenfeld has written a commentary that makes very clear why the book of Ruth has such great importance as literature and as Scripture.

Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching is a distinctive resource for those who interpret the Bible in the church. Planned and written specifically for ...

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Overview

The narrative of the book of Ruth is a drama of ordinary human life, but the drama unfolds against a background of the providence and purposes of God. Katharine Doob Sakenfeld has written a commentary that makes very clear why the book of Ruth has such great importance as literature and as Scripture.

Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching is a distinctive resource for those who interpret the Bible in the church. Planned and written specifically for teaching and preaching needs, this critically acclaimed biblical commentary is a major contribution to scholarship and ministry.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664238858
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 12/15/2011
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 104
  • Sales rank: 1,018,510
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author


Katharine Doob Sakenfeld is William Albright Eisenberger Professor of Old Testament Literature and Exegesis and Director of Doctoral Studies at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. She is the author of Just Wives? Stories of Power and Survival in the Old Testament and Today and Ruth in the esteemed Interpretation commentary series, both published by WJK.
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Table of Contents

Introduction and Commentary 1
Pt. 1 From Judah to Moab and Return: Ruth 1 17
Pt. 2 Feeding a Family: Ruth 2 37
Pt. 3 Seeking Security: Ruth 3 51
Pt. 4 The Peaceable Community: Ruth 4 67
Hermeneutical and Theological Postscript 86
Bibliography 89
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  • Posted May 30, 2014

    highly recommend

    have only just begun using this book however I am very pleased with what I have found; it is clear, concise. Ruth is a lot more complex than just a short book of the OT and interpretation of Ruth while not long, contains a lot if info

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