Two such preachable Old Testament books deserve an affordable, pastor-friendly commentary! Wrestling with important issues of genre, historiography, and context, Thompson lucidly explains the key theological themes throughout the text. Featuring clear writing marked by exegetical sense and Scripture-honoring scholarship, his exposition is nicely seasoned with homiletically helpful summaries and application. 411 pages, hardcover from Broadman & Holman.
THE NEW AMERICAN COMMENTARY is for the minister or Bible student who wants to understand and expound the Scriptures. Notable features include:* commentary based on THE NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION;* the NIV text printed in the body of the commentary;* sound scholarly methodology that reflects capable research in the original languages;* interpretation that emphasizes the theological unity of each book and of Scripture as a whole;* readable and applicable exposition.