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Publication Date: 2009
Series: Expositor's Bible Commentary
Tremper Longman III (PhD, Yale University) is the Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies and the chair of the Religious Studies department at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, where he lives with his wife, Alice. He is the Old Testament editor for the revised Expositor's Bible Commentary and general editor for the Story of God Bible Commentary Old Testament and has authored many articles and books on the Psalms and other Old Testament books.
David E. Garland (PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is William B. Hinson Professor of Christian Scriptures and dean for academic affairs at George W. Truett Seminary, Baylor University. He is the New Testament editor for the revised Expositor's Bible Commentary and the author of various books and commentaries, including Mark and Colossians/Philemon in the NIV Application Commentary, and the article on Mark in the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary. He and his wife, Diana, reside in Waco, Texas.
Jimmy ReaganLeesville, SCAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Great commentary!July 20, 2017Jimmy ReaganLeesville, SCAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5The quality revision of the beloved Expositors Bible Commentary succeeds again here in volume 6 covering Proverbs through Isaiah. For the record, Im glad Ross and Grogan were retained to revise Proverbs and Isaiah respectively, as I always enjoyed them in the old set. This revision ensures another generation of pastors will use EBC as a primary resource.
In Proverbs, the Introduction and outline are little changed and the exceptional topical index was retained. The commentary is simply one of the best on Proverbs today. Frankly, I always check what Ross has to say when working in Proverbs.
In Ecclesiastes J. Stanford Wright is replaced by Jerry Shepherd. Though the scholarship is improved, and the writing clear, his interpretation follows the currently popular pessimistic approach. Though I couldnt agree with that approach, the work is helpful.
George Schwab replaces Dennis Kinlaw in an improved effort for the Song of Songs. Its really outstanding. He gives an incredibly succinct summary of approaches to the book. Since pastors rarely preach on the Song, this may be all some pastors want.
Grogan has brought Isaiah up to date with current scholarship and this commentary will hold its status as one of the best in the middle-length category. I really love it! Conservative, clear, and helpfulwhat more could you ask for?
Quality commentary on four biblical books (and one of those books is the longer, important Book of Isaiah) between two covers at a decent price is not something you can find just anywhere. Id especially recommend this volume to busy pastors and teachers. You will be helped by it.
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Pastor DannyDerby, CTAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Excellent!July 11, 2012Pastor DannyDerby, CTAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Excellent, a must have for every true serious student of the Word of God!
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