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Ruth narrates the story of divine blessing worked out through human loyalty. Within these plots, the characters wrestle with a range of issues including faithfulness versus faithlessness, identity, leadership, and the nature of providence. Pressler explores these themes in their historical context while also presenting their relevance for the church today.
Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2002
|Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)|
Series: Westminster Bible Companion
Cornerstone Biblical Commentary, Volume #3: Joshua, Judges, RuthJoseph Coleson, Lawson G. Stone, Jason DriesbachTyndale House / 2011 / Hardcover$21.99 Retail:
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Who is God? How does God act in our lives? How are we to act as God's faithful people? Joshua, Judges, and Ruth represent a chorus of voices reflecting on Israel's earliest days in its land. In Joshua, God empowers an obedient Israel to conquer the promised land. In Judges, Israel's faithlessness and God's wrath lead to a downward spiral of sin, subjugation, and social disintegration. Ruth narrates a story of divine blessing worked out through human loyalty.
Books in the Westminster Bible Companion series assist laity in their study of the Bible as a guide to Christian faith and practice. Each volume explains the biblical book in its original historical context and explores its significance for faithful living today. These books are ideal for individual study and for Bible study classes and groups.
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