By Gina Hens-Piazza
Engages the reader via amplifying the biblical resonances echoing in our personal international this present day via disclosing how God's observe is embodied and made recognized via these we least count on.
The Abingdon outdated testomony Commentaries offer compact, serious commentaries at the books of the previous testomony for using theological scholars and pastors. The commentaries also are helpful for upper-level collage or collage scholars and for these chargeable for instructing in congregational settings. as well as offering easy info and insights into the previous testomony writings, those commentaries exemplify the initiatives and systems of cautious interpretation, to help scholars of the outdated testomony in coming to an educated and significant engagement with the biblical texts themselves.
This examine of the Books of Kings unfolds with awareness and sensitivity to the huge literary artistry that craft those narratives. whereas surroundings forth the literary and theological importance of those traditions about the significant figures in those canonical books, i.e. Israel's Kings, this statement constantly trains our consciousness upon the minor characters additionally resident in those tales. solving upon those participants in addition to the prophets, the exegetical dialogue usually discloses how God's notice is embodied and made recognized through these we'd least anticipate. whereas steadfastly averting analogical readings, the theological and moral exposition skillfully interact the reader via amplifying the resonances in those texts echoing in our personal global this present day.
The current quantity supplies an up to date, readable statement at the books of 1-2 Kings. The observation covers severe matters part via part whereas emphasizing the bigger theological and literary matters in Kings and illustrating its relevance for contemporary readers.
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Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries: 1 - 2 Kings by Gina Hens-Piazza