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Number of Pages: 350
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2001
|Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)|
Series: Westminster Bible Companion
Not only does the book of Genesis begin our Bible, but it also can serve to begin the discussion of a variety of important topics as well: the question of origins, tensions between genders and between siblings, the reality of sin, the saga of human family, and the promise of God's covenant. In this perceptive and helpful commentary, W. Sibley Towner relates the theological issues in Genesis to faith issues in the church today.
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.
momazingAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5A pleasing readFebruary 24, 2012momazingAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I needed this book for school. Most commentaries are so full of religious jargon and seem to be written by theologians to impress other theologians. This book is highly cohesive and readable. I am learning quite a lot through this book and like it a lot better than the IVP series book I also must read for this course.
Cashel Weiler5 Stars Out Of 5June 17, 2008Cashel WeilerThis is a nicely printed commentary on Genesis. I will be a leader in a 275 member Community Bible Study on Genesis this Fall and this book is very helpful. It is light weight and perfect to tuck into a briefcase while one is traveling. Once again the cost that CBD manages to keep within the range of ordinary people is very much appreciated. Thank You