1&2 Samuel for Everyone (Old Testament for Everyone)  -     By: John Goldingay
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1&2 Samuel for Everyone (Old Testament for Everyone)

Westminster John Knox Press / 2011 / Paperback

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The 6th volume in the Old Testament for Everyone series covers the stories of Israels first monarchs--Saul and David. Goldingay gives them fitting treatment with witty but insightful chapter headings including "Sour Hour of Prayer", "When Ministers Indulge Themselves", "How Not to Evade the Draft" and "What to do When you are Desperate".

About this series
In this popular and ambitious series, John Goldingay covers Scripture from Genesis to Malachi in a section-by-section commentary over the course of 17-volumes. Along the way addresses the biblical text in such a way that even the most challenging passages are explained simply and clearly. Commentary the text is augmented by the presentation of basic maps for geographical orientation and by highlighting of key terms in bold whose definitions are further elaborated in a helpful glossary.

Perfect for daily devotions, Sunday school preparation, personal Bible study, or brief visits with the Bible, the Old Testament for Everyone series is an excellent resource for the modern reader.

Building on the success of the acclaimed New Testament for Everyone series, by N.T. Wright Westminster/John Knox Press is pleased to present this 17-volume Old Testament for Everyone series. Internationally respected Old Testament scholar John Goldingay addresses Scripture from genesis to Malachi in such a way that even the most challenging passages are explained simply and concisely. This series is perfect for daily devotions, group study, or brief personal visits with the Bible.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 7.50 X 5.13 (inches)
ISBN: 0664233791
ISBN-13: 9780664233792
Availability: In Stock
Series: Old Testament for Everyone

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Publisher's Description

Following on the heels of the successful New Testament for Everyone commentaries by N. T. Wright, John Goldingay, an internationally respected Old Testament scholar, authors this ambitious Old Testament for Everyone series. Covering Scripture from Genesis to Malachi, Goldingay addresses the texts in such a way that even the most challenging passages are explained simply. Perfect for daily devotions, Sunday school preparation, or brief visits with the Bible, the Old Testament for Everyone series is an excellent resource for the modern reader.

Author Bio

John Goldingay is David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He is an international authority on the Old Testament.

Endorsements

Goldingay brings to the task his great learning, his deep passion for faith, his informed imagination, and his attentiveness to contemporary life.
-Walter Brueggemann

This series truly is for everyone who wants to grow in his or her understanding of the Old Testament.
-Tremper Longman

Goldingay writes for everyone as a master teacher, pastor, and friend.
-Pamela Scalise

Reflections that can richly inform faith and life.
-Terence E. Fretheim

Editorial Reviews

"This series truly is for everyone who wants to grow in their understanding of the Old Testament." Tremper Longman, Professor of Old Testament, Westmont College, and author of Reading the Bible with Heart and Mind.


"These down-to-earth presentations, often illuminated by contemporary images and illustrations, offer reflections that can richly inform faith and life." Terence E. Fretheim, Professor of Old Testament, Luther Seminary.
"Goldingay brings to the task his great learning, his deep passion for faith, his informed imagination, and his attentiveness to contemporary life." Walter Brueggemann, Professor Emeritus of Old Testament, Columbia Theological Seminary

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