This volume on Isaiah, Jeremiah, Baruch, Letter of Jeremiah, Lamentations, and Ezekiel offers unparalleled excellence in contemporary critical scholarship. The full texts and critical notes of the NIV and NRSV are presented in parallel columns for quick reference followed by exegetical commentary informed by linguistic, text-critical, historical-critical, literary, social-scientific, and theological methods. One general article: Introduction to Prophetic Literature by David L. Petersenand book-length detailed interpretaions are offered by the following contributors: Gene Tucker (Isaiah 1--39), Christopher Seitz (Isaiah 40-66), Patrick Miller (Jeremiah), Anthony J. Saldarini (book of Baruch and Letter of Jeremiah), Kathleen O'Connor (Lamentations) and Katheryn Pfisterer Darr (Ezekiel).
Volume VI includes: • Introduction to Prophetic Literature, by David L. Petersen • Isaiah 139, Gene M. Tucker • Isaiah 4066, by Christopher R. Seitz • Jeremiah, by Patrick D. Miller • Baruch and the Letter of Jeremiah, by Anthony J. Saldarini • Lamentations, by Kathleen M. OConnor • Ezekiel, by Katheryn Pfisterer Darr KEY FEATURES: • Easy-to-use formatdetailed, critical Commentary and Reflections (a detailed exposition growing directly out of the Commentary) • Coverage of the entire Bible in twelve volumes • Includes the Apocryphal/ Deuterocanonical books • New material specifically prepared to meet the needs of todays preachers, teachers, and students of the Bible • The biblical text is divided into coherent and natural units • The ecumenical roster of contributors includes top scholars and emerging new voices • Contributors draw upon a variety of approaches • Numerous visual aids (illustrations, maps, charts, timelines) enhance understanding and ease of use • Introductions to each biblical book cover essential historical, literary, sociocultural, and theological issues • The full texts and critical notes of the New International Version® and the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible are presented in parallel columns for quick reference and comparison.
Leander E. Keck, convener of the Editorial Board and Senior New Testament Editor, is Winkley Professor of Biblical Theology Emeritus at Yale Divinity School.
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