This volume on Genesis, Exodus and Leviticus 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. 23 articles by the following contributors: Terence E. Fretheim (Genesis),Walter Brueggeman (Exodus), and Walter C. Kaiser Jr. (Leviticus).
General and Old Testament Articles; Genesis; Exodus; and Leviticus New Interpreter's® Bible offers critically sound biblical interpretations for the 1990s and beyond. Guided by scholars, pastors, and laity representing diverse traditions, academic experience, and involvement in the Church, this entirely new collection of writings is specifically prepared to meet the needs of preachers, teachers, and all students of the Bible. Easy-to-use Format:
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Walter Brueggemann is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary. A past president of the Society of Biblical Literature, he is one of today's preeminent interpreters of Scripture.
Leander E. Keck, convener of the Editorial Board and Senior New Testament Editor, is Winkley Professor of Biblical Theology Emeritus at Yale Divinity School.
2001 TERENCE E. FRETHEIM is Elva B. Lovell Professor of Old Testament at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary, and has been on the faculty of 7 seminary schools, including Princeton, Graduate Theological Union, Vancouver and McCormick. He has authored or contributed to eighteen books, four by Abingdon and a forthcoming commentary on Jeremiah.
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