Ruth: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text  -     By: Robert D. Holmstedt
Buy Item $16.48 Retail: $29.95 Save 45% ($13.47) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Ruth: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text

Baylor University Press / 2009 / Paperback

$16.48 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $29.95
|
Save 45% ($13.47)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW792911

Current Promotions

Product Description

Students of biblical Hebrew will often remember Ruth as one of the first books they translated as a Hebrew student. They will also remember the sheer beauty and mastery of its literary design. Yet, most of this is lost in translation and it is for this purpose that Ruth: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text is necessary.

Merging the traditional understanding of Hebrew grammar and newly discovered linguistic elements that help us understand how Hebrew "works" Holmstedt has produced a study that is accessible to first year students, but is ideal for professional researchers and will prove to be a huge asset to intermediate Hebrew and exegesis students who are focusing on Ruth. To this end, Ruth like all of the Baylor Handbooks on the Bible serves as a grammatical and textual commentary, and fills a much needed specialization gap on particular Hebrew texts in contemporary commentary. Yet, the goal of this commentary on Ruth extends beyond technical details and seeks to demonstrate how grammatical matters such as syntax enhance and illuminate the meaning of the book in light of its original linguistic conventions.

Furthermore, Holmstedt explores how the language and grammar of Ruth contribute to our understanding of the books date of composition, and how grammatical features and language are used to "color" characters speech.

Thus, what Holmstedt and other contributing writers in the Baylor Handbooks series create is a new type of commentary that focuses primarily on linguistic details, but never in a mere vacuum. Language is employed to communicate meaning, not simply words and this commentary seeks to bring this reality front and center.

As stated above, this series will be a boon for students who are participating in exegetical courses and in course in intermediate Hebrew. This series, and others like it are the future of Hebrew pedagogy.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 180
Vendor: Baylor University Press
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 7.50 X 5.5 (inches)
ISBN: 1932792910
ISBN-13: 9781932792911
Availability: In Stock
Series: Baylor Handbook on the Hebrew Bible

Related Products

  1. Amos: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text
    Amos: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text
    Duane A. Garrett
    Baylor University Press / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $16.48 Retail: $29.95 Save 45% ($13.47)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW792690
  2. Genesis 1-11: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text
    Genesis 1-11: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text
    Barry Bandstra
    Baylor University Press / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $37.44
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW792706
  3. Jonah: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text
    Jonah: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text
    W. Dennis Tucker Jr.
    Baylor University Press / 2006 / Trade Paperback
    $26.96 Retail: $29.95 Save 10% ($2.99)
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW792669
  4. Biblia Hebraica Quinta: Ezra & Nehemiah
    Biblia Hebraica Quinta: Ezra & Nehemiah
    D. Marcos, A. Shenker, Y. Goldman & G.J. Norton, eds.
    Hendrickson Publishers / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $73.49 Retail: $109.95 Save 33% ($36.46)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW561839

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Notebooking Journal for Exploring Creation with Botany
    Notebooking Journal for Exploring Creation with Botany
    Jeanne Fulbright
    Apologia Educational Ministries / 2009 / Hardcover
    $16.19 Retail: $24.00 Save 33% ($7.81)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 21 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW549506
  2. John Calvin and Evangelical Theology: Legacy and Prospect
    John Calvin and Evangelical Theology: Legacy and Prospect
    Westminster John Knox Press / Trade Paperback
    $6.99 Retail: $40.00 Save 83% ($33.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW233464
  3. 1 Peter: Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament [BECNT]
    1 Peter: Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament [BECNT]
    Karen H. Jobes
    Baker / 2005 / Hardcover
    $25.99 Retail: $39.99 Save 35% ($14.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW026741
  4. Acts: Baylor Handbook on the Greek New Testament  [BHGNT]
    Acts: Baylor Handbook on the Greek New Testament [BHGNT]
    Mikeal C. Parsons, Martin Culy
    Baylor University Press / Trade Paperback
    $19.23 Retail: $34.95 Save 45% ($15.72)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW4908

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search