* An acclaimed author, speaker, and theologian, Barron offers a theological exegesis of 2 Samuel designed to serve pastors, students, and laypeople. He thoroughly examines three major themes---God's non-competitive transcendence, the interplay between divine and non-divine causality, and the role of Old Testament kingship as exemplified in David. Includes subject and Scripture indices. 240 pages, hardcover.
The Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible encourages readers to explore how the vital roots of the ancient Christian tradition should inform and shape faithfulness today. In this addition to the series, highly acclaimed author, speaker, and theologian Robert Barron offers a theological exegesis of 2 Samuel. He highlights three major themes: God's non-competitive transcendence, the play between divine and non-divine causality, and the role of Old Testament kingship. As with other volumes in the series, this book is ideal for those called to ministry, serving as a rich resource for preachers, teachers, students, and study groups.
Robert Barron (STD, Institut Catholique de Paris) is auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. He founded Word on Fire, a Catholic ministry of evangelism, and previously served as rector of Mundelein Seminary and president of the University of St. Mary of the Lake. Barron has written numerous books, including Exploring Catholic Theology and The Priority of Christ.