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  1. The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament
    The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament
    John H. Walton, Victor Matthews, Mark Chavalas
    InterVarsity Press / 2000 / Hardcover
    $22.49 Retail: $35.00 Save 36% ($12.51)
    3.5 Stars Out Of 5 10 Reviews
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 10/16/15.
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  1. 2 Stars Out Of 5
    This is not an exegetical or exposition of OT scripture
    August 8, 2015
    Minister of the Lord
    Quality: 0
    Value: 0
    Meets Expectations: 0
    i had to review for my independent study course. This material may be frustrating for some who are thinking it will be more like the commentaries they are used to reading. This book can be used for research along with an exegetical or exposition scripture commentary. There is another good OT background commentry that many scholars used for their resources [I used to have one]; however, I can not think of the name and author of it right now -- it was quite a while ago. Nevetheless, it was very detailed and covered at lot of the background cultural, terrain, etc.
  2. 1 Stars Out Of 5
    Agree with Andrew review
    January 31, 2015
    Quality: 1
    Value: 1
    Meets Expectations: 1
    This is not the same author as New Test. I found this to be frustrating...beware. Instead of insightful teachings into Biblical culture...and how the verse and persons in the Bible relate to this most instances it leaves the verses entirely and goes into other religious myths....Bible characters, perspectives and insights into the culture are replaced with what other religions believe. If I wanted other religions I would not be studying the Bible as Gods Word. The format is not ebook (as in the New Test. background) but Adobe download ....does not give verse or chapter selections...poor, poor navigation. Would not recommend
  3. 4 Stars Out Of 5
    This book is thorough for its size.
    February 14, 2012
    Quality: 4
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 3
    I do wish that this book cited sources for its information. It provides a lot of helpful information, but without citing primary sources, one must trust the authors without any verification.
  4. 2 Stars Out Of 5
    January 15, 2012
    Quality: 5
    Value: 2
    Meets Expectations: 1
    This book is not written by the same author as its New Testament counterpart. It goes through almost every verse, but offers little insight into the culture or language. It has a lot of other countries mythologies. Beware as you read this, because it also has unmarked opinions, many of them questionable or wrong.
  5. Middleburg, Pa
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    book is a gotta have it for serious Bible study
    November 8, 2010
    Middleburg, Pa
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This book goes into GREAT detail for the background of Biblical times. A great help for discovering the geography, culture, and history of Biblical people and places.
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