Ruth: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching

Ruth: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching

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by Katharine Doob Sakenfeld
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664238858
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
12/15/2011
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
104
Sales rank:
1,258,768
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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Ruth: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
glorybe33 More than 1 year ago
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