John Goldingay's Old Testament for Everyone series here features the books chronicling the lives and reigns of the kings of Israel and Judah. 1&2 Kings examines the stories of Israel's must powerful leaders as the shape the nation for good or ill in an accessible format specifically geared towards laity.
John Goldingay, an internationally respected Old Testament scholar, authors this ambitious series, treating every passage of Scripture from Genesis to Malachi, addressing the texts in such a way that even the most challenging passages are explained simply and concisely. Perfect for daily devotions, Sunday school prep, or brief visits with the Bible, the Old Testament for Everyone series is an excellent resource for the modern lay reader.
This seventh volume in the popular Old Testament for Everyone series tells the story of Israel when it was a monarchy, from the accession of Solomon to the exile.
John Goldingay is David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He is an international authority on the Old Testament.
Goldingay brings to the task his great learning, his deep passion for faith, his informed imagination, and his attentiveness to contemporary life.
This series truly is for everyone who wants to grow in his or her understanding of the Old Testament.
Goldingay writes for everyone as a master teacher, pastor, and friend.
Reflections that can richly inform faith and life.
-Terence E. Fretheim
"This series truly is for everyone who wants to grow in their understanding of the Old Testament." Tremper Longman, Professor of Old Testament, Westmont College, and author of Reading the Bible with Heart and Mind
"These down-to-earth presentations, often illuminated by contemporary images and illustrations, offer reflections that can richly inform faith and life." Terence E. Fretheim, Professor of Old Testament, Luther Seminary
"Goldingay writes for everyone as a master teacher, pastor, and friend. He makes sense of the strangest parts of the Old Testament and refreshes our understanding of the most familiar material." Pamela Scalise, Associate Professor of Old Testament, Fuller Theological Seminary Northwest
"Goldingay brings to the task his great learning, his deep passion for faith, his informed imagination, and his attentiveness to contemporary life." Walter Brueggemann, Professor Emeritus of Old Testament, Columbia Theological Seminary
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