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First and Second Kings (Interpretation, a Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching) [Hardcover]

By Richard Nelson (Author)
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The Interpreter's Bible Commentary is a modern treatment of the scriptures designed to help preachers better communicate the Bible. This volume on 1 and 2 Kings by Richard Nelson begins with an introductory section which discusses the structure of the book especially as it relates to early Hebrew narrative, the theology of Kings and the audience for which it was intended. The commentary is an analysis of the text and a practical help for sermon preparation.

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Richard Nelson examines the books of Kings and treats the text as theological literature, emphasizing the literary impact of this important part of the Old Testament canon. Nelson recognizes King's as a useful though uncritical source of historical information, its purpose to transform the beliefs of its first readers, to get them to re-evaluate their identity before God.

Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching is a distinctive resource for those who interpret the Bible in the church. Planned and written specifically for teaching and preaching needs, this critically acclaimed biblical commentary is a major contribution to scholarship and ministry.

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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Pages   273
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.32" Width: 6.39" Height: 1.13"
Weight:   1.3 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Dec 1, 1987
Publisher   Westminster John Knox Press
Series  Interpretation Commentary  
ISBN  0804231095  
ISBN13  9780804231091  


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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Richard Nelson is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Perkins School of Theology. He has been the W. J. A. Power Professor of Biblical Hebrew and Old Testament since 2001. Previously he served as pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Pittsburgh (1974-77), then taught at Ferrum College in Virginia (1977-81) and Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary in Pennsylvania (1981-2001). He is the author of seven books and numerous articles on Biblical themes. Professor Nelson is an ordained pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America He is a noted scholar who has published commentaries on Kings, Deuteronomy, and Joshua.

Richard Nelson has an academic affiliation as follows - Columbia University, New York.

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Thoroughly useful  Aug 21, 2005
This series is good and I find this particular commentary clear and perceptive.
 

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