Introduction to the Old Testament Poetic Books. Bullock, C. Hassell. “A revision of the book that is already a standard in Old Testament studies. An inspiring look into the breadth and power of Israel’s wisdom and poetry.” -Amazon.com Here is another book that might interest you. A Guide to the Psalms & Wisdom Literature. [Continue Reading…]
Psalms 73-150. Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. Kidner, Derek. “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want” . . . “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet” . . . “Search me, O God, and know my heart” . . . Such phrases leap to mind each time a Christian lifts his or [Continue Reading…]
Job. The New American Commentary. Alden, Robert. “THE NEW AMERICAN COMMENTARY is for the minister or Bible student who wants to understand and expound the Scriptures. Notable features include: * commentary based on THE NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION; * the NIV text printed in the body of the commentary; * sound scholarly methodology that reflects [Continue Reading…]
Ruth and Esther: God Behind the Seen. Focus on the Bible. Davis, Barry C. and A. Boyd Luter. “Tragedy and triumph – the books of Ruth and Esther tell the stories of two women who achieve success against all odds. One woman overcomes a personal tragedy, the other a nationwide crisis. The roads they take [Continue Reading…]
Chronicles 1. Barber, Cyril J. “The books of Chronicles have had a chequered past. Neglected for many years under the unfortunate name Paraleipomenon or ‘Things Omitted’, meant that they occupied a subordinate position in the scriptures until the 4th century AD when the title ‘A Chronicle of the whole of Sacred History’ was suggested [Continue Reading…]
Ezra-Nehemiah. Word Biblical Commentary. Williamson, H.G.M. “The books of Ezra and Nehemiah are vital and significant records of times as tumultuous as our own, as Israel returned from the Babylonian captivity and undertook the rebuilding of the Temple, even while beset by enemies without and dissension within the community. For the student of the [Continue Reading…]
The Wisdom and the Folly: An Exposition of the Book of First Kings. Davis, Dale Ralph. Here are some other books on 1 and 2 Kings that might interest you. 2 Kings: The Power and Fury. Davis, Dale Ralph. 1 & 2 Kings. The New American Commentary. House, Paul R.
1 & 2 Samuel. NIV Application Commentary. Arnold, Bill T. “Why do the books of Samuel pack such broad appeal? Taken together as a single narrative, they certainly offer something for everyone: kings and prophets, great battles and greater heroes, action and romance, loyalty and betrayal, the mundane and the miraculous. In Samuel, we [Continue Reading…]
The Book of Ruth. New International Commentary on the Old Testament.Hubbard, Robert L., Jr. “Scholars, pastors, and serious Bible students will welcome the fresh light that this commentary series casts on ancient yet familiar biblical texts. The contributors apply their proven scholarly expertise and wide experience as teachers to illumine our understanding of the [Continue Reading…]
The Distressing Days of the Judges . Wood, Leon. Here are some other books that might interest you. Judges-Ruth. The New American Commentary. Block, Daniel I. Judges and Ruth. Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. Cundall, Arthur E. and Leon Morris. Judges: Such A Great Salvation. Focus on the Bible. Davis, Dale Ralph. The Message of Judges. Wilcock, Michael.