The Book of Psalms is unrivaled in all of Scripture for its emotional intensity and spiritual intimacy. With a scholar's eye and a pastor's heart, Goldingay delves into the first 41 psalms, illuminating the literary, historical, and grammatical aspects of the text, while clarifying the theological implications. His careful reading is complemented by a detailed introduction.This is the third volume in the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms Series. The series is tailored to the distinctives of poetry and wisdom literature.
In this first volume of a three-volume commentary on the book of Psalms, John Goldingay, a creative and respected Old Testament scholar, considers literary, historical, and grammatical dimensions of the text as well as theological implications. Goldingay writes with a scholar's eye and a pastor's heart. The resulting commentary will bring the Psalms to life for a new generation of pastors and students.
In addition to the commentary on Psalms 1-41, this volume contains Goldingay's introduction to the entire book of Psalms. Also included is an extensive glossary section treating the vocabulary of Psalms 1-41, which notes how certain words are used to convey critical concepts. This is the third volume in the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms series.
John Goldingay (Ph.D., University of Nottingham) is David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including commentaries on Daniel and Isaiah and an Old Testament theology.