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Song Of Songs$38.00Add to cart
Richard Hess has written an insightful commentary on one of the most intriguing books of the Bible, which celebrates God’s gift of love.
Following an introduction to the biblical book and a history of its interpretation, Hess divides his discussion into seven major sections. Each section begins with a fresh translation, followed by paragraph-by-paragraph commentary, and concluding with a summary of the passage’s theological implications.
Technical questions related to the Hebrew text or scholarly debate are addressed in the footnotes. Pastors and teachers will find here an accessible commentary that will serve as an excellent resource for their study.
This is the first volume in the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms series.
Joshua$30.00Add to cart
The book of Joshua memorializes a transitional episode in Israel’s national history. The heroic figure Joshua, imbued with strength, courage and faith, leads the new generation of Israel across the Jordan into the land of promise. Richard S. Hess explores the historical, theological and literary dimensions of the book of Joshua.
Make The Old Testament Live A Print On Demand Title$26.99Add to cart
The Old Testament makes up three-quarters of the Bible and has had an incalculable influence on Western civilization and culture. Yet it is often neglected by the church, problematic for teachers, and inaccessible to students. Written by experienced scholars and educators from five continents, Make the Old Testament Live offers fresh perspectives on teaching the Old Testament today. Addressing problems of curriculum, context, and communication, these essays discuss such topics as which parts of the Old Testament should be taught, what approaches work best with each level of students, and what modern educational methods are best for teaching the Bible. Practical, insightful, and based on years of classroom experience in institutions ranging from seminaries to secular universities, this volume will enable all teachers of the Bible or theology to make the Old Testament more vital for their students.