The 8th volume in the popular Old Testament for Everyone series offers a rich and enlightening view of 1&2 Chronicles, showing how these books pick up on central themes from Genesis through 1&2 Kings. Starting with Adam and then telling the story of humanity and the story of Israel through the exile, 1&2 Chronicles emphasizes the underlying claim that "a community that is faithful to God finds that God is faithful in return," writes Goldingay.
About this seriesIn this popular and ambitious series, John Goldingay covers Scripture from Genesis to Malachi in a section-by-section commentary over the course of 17-volumes. Along the way addresses the biblical text in such a way that even the most challenging passages are explained simply and clearly. Commentary the text is augmented by the presentation of basic maps for geographical orientation and by highlighting of key terms in bold whose definitions are further elaborated in a helpful glossary.Perfect for daily devotions, Sunday school preparation, personal Bible study, or brief visits with the Bible, the Old Testament for Everyone series is an excellent resource for the modern reader.
Building on the success of the acclaimed New Testament for Everyone series, Westminster/John Knox Press is pleased to present this 17-volume Old Testament for Everyone series. Internationally respected Old Testament scholar John Goldingay addresses Scripture from genesis to Malachi in such a way that even the most challenging passages are explained simply and concisely. This series is perfect for daily devotions, group study, or brief personal visits with the Bible.
In this popular and ambitious series, John Goldingay covers Scripture from Genesis to Malachi and addresses the texts in such a way that even the most challenging passages are explained simply. Perfect for daily devotions, Sunday school preparation, or brief visits with the Bible, the Old Testament for Everyone series is an excellent resource for the modern reader.
John Goldingay is David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, and an internationally respected biblical scholar, teacher, and author.
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