Item description for Proverbs (Daily Study Bible Series) by Kenneth T. Aitken & John C. L. Gibson...
Overview "Where there is no vision, the people perish." In this perceptive commentary familiar sayings from the book of Proverbs, such as this one, are seen in a new light. Kenneth T. Aitken deepens our understanding of the collection of popular sayings and folk wisdom of ancient Israel.Carrying forward brilliantly the pattern established by Barclay's New Testament series, the Daily Study Bible has been extended to cover the entire Old Testament as well. Invaluable for individual devotional study, for group discussion, and for classroom use, the Daily Study Bible provides a useful, reliable, and eminently readable way to discover what the Scriptures were saying then and what God is saying today.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.28" Width: 6.38" Height: 0.92" Weight: 1.33 lbs.
Release Date Nov 19, 1986
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Daily Study Bible
ISBN 0664218377 ISBN13 9780664218379
Availability 135 units. Availability accurate as of Jun 25, 2017 06:34.
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More About Kenneth T. Aitken & John C. L. Gibson
Aitken is Lecturer in Old Testament at the University of Aberdeen.
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An Excellent Commentary for the Layman Jun 29, 2009
Kenneth Aitken's commentary is part of the Daily Bible Study Series begun by William Barclay. Aitken continues the accessible study atmosphere which is the Barclay trademark with this Old Testament volume. Rather than walk through Provebs verse by verse, Aitken divides the book into two parts. The first part looks at Proverbs 1:1 through Proverbs 9:18 focusing on the "Teacher" who has compiled these wise sayings and what he hopes to impart to his student. The second part is organized by themes and connects assorted passages scattered throughout Proverbs into essays which connect and apply these wise sayings. This method is very helpful for those who may be confused by the apparent lack of organization in Proverbs. You can find more scholarly approaches to Proverbs, but they are not always helpful. This commentary will prove to be invaluable if you are just beginning to study Proverbs further and more deeply, or if you are leading a Bible Study on the Book of Proverbs and need a structue with which to approach to your lessons.