Item description for First and Second Kings (WBC) (Westminster Bible Companion) by Terence E. Fretheim...
Overview By focusing his attention upon the plot of 1 and 2 Kings, Fretheim does not allow ancient history to obscure a timely, prophetic message. He convincingly shows that 1 and 2 Kings were far more concerned with real life issues than with chronicling the historical accomplishments of various monarchs.
Old Testament scholar Terence Fretheim identifies the theology in the dramatic accounts of the books of Kings, which chronicles the reigns of more than forty kings over a period of nearly four hundred years. Interspersing theological reflections throughout, Fretheim trace's God's words of judgement and promise for Israel--and for us--accross the entirety of Kings.
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.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.95" Width: 5.99" Height: 0.71" Weight: 0.87 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2005
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Westminster Bible Companion
ISBN 0664255655 ISBN13 9780664255657
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More About Terence E. Fretheim
Terence E. Fretheim (ThD, Princeton Theological Seminary) is Elva B. Lovell Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he taught for over fifty years. He is the author of more than twenty books, including commentaries on Genesis, Exodus, First and Second Kings, and Jeremiah and "God and World in the Old Testament," "The Suffering of God," and "The Pentateuch."
Terence E. Fretheim currently resides in the state of Minnesota.
Terence E. Fretheim has published or released items in the following series...
Exploring Christian Faith
Interpretation: A Bible Commentary
Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching & Preaching