The Word Biblical Commentary Series is a critical and scholarly treatment of the scriptures. This volume on 1 Samuel by Ralph Klein begins with an introductory section which discusses the origins of the book as well as its date and contents. This commentary is especially helpful as a guide to the text-critical, philological, and historical issues of the book of I Samuel. It does not concentrate on literary or theoligical issues. Ralph Klein is professor of Old Testament at the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago. He received his M.Div from Concordia Seminary and his Th.D from Harvard University.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 291 Vendor: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: 1983 Dimensions: 6 X 9 (inches)
The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, and theological evidence. The result is judicious and balanced insight into the meanings of the text in the framework of biblical theology. These widely acclaimed commentaries serve as exceptional resources for the professional theologian and instructor, the seminary or university student, the working minister, and everyone concerned with building theological understanding from a solid base of biblical scholarship.
Ralph W. Klein is Christ Seminary-Seminex professor of Old Testament at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC). He has written for numerous journals, has been editor of Currents in Theology and Mission since 1974, and is an associate editor of the Catholic Biblical Quarterly. His books include Textual Criticism of the Old Testament, Israel in Exile, Ezekiel: the Prophet and his Message; and the commentary on Ezra and Nehemiah in the New Interpreter's Bible. Klein received his M.Div. from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and his Th.D. from Harvard University.