Accessible, up-to-date, and brilliantly formatted teaching commentaries for pastors, teachers, and Bible study leaders.
Curtis' volume Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs
presents two of the Bible's most intriguing, enigmatic, and difficult books. While teaching students the implications of the text for their lives and informing them about the historical context of these books, Curtis also looks at authorship, reception, and their place in the Christian canon.
The Teach the Text Commentary
series gives pastors the best of biblical scholarship and presents the information needed to move seamlessly from the meaning of the text to its effective communication.
Each unit of the commentary includes:
- the big idea
- key themes of the passage
- sections dedicated to understanding, teaching, and illustrating the text
- full-color illustrations, maps, and photos
The Teach the Text Commentary Series utilizes the best of biblical scholarship to provide the information a pastor needs to communicate the text effectively. The carefully selected preaching units and focused commentary allow pastors to quickly grasp the big idea and key themes of each passage of Scripture. Each unit of the commentary includes the big idea and key themes of the passage and sections dedicated to understanding, teaching, and illustrating the text.
Edward M. Curtis (PhD, University of Pennsylvania) is Professor of Old Testament and Biblical Studies at Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, California. He is the author of many articles and books, including Transformed Thinking and Discovering the Way of Wisdom.
I can think of no one better equipped to write a commentary on the wisdom literature than Ed Curtis. Readers will discover many helpful and practical insights from Ed's own wisdom as he skillfully guides inquirers through the complexities and delights of this literature.
-Clinton E. Arnold,
Dean and Professor of New Testament, Talbot School of Theology, Biola University
Dr. Ed Curtis is an ideal person to write this commentary on the books of Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs. His scholarly expertise combines with his many years of living out the wisdom literature to provide pastors and teachers with an invaluable commentary that will help them communicate in a deep yet practical way the treasures of these often-underappreciated books.
-Michael J. Wilkins,
Talbot School of Theology, Biola University