Item description for Joshua (Otl (Old Testament Library) by Richard Nelson...
Overview This Old Testament Library volume offers a commentary on the book of Joshua. The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old Testament study through commentaries and general surveys. The contributors are scholars of international standing.
Richard D. Nelson addresses the textual problems critical to a full understanding of Joshua and offers historical, literary, and theological insights in this balanced commentary.
The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old Testament study through commentaries and general surveys. The contributors are scholars of international standing.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.74" Weight: 1.07 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 1997
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Old Testament Library
ISBN 0664226663 ISBN13 9780664226664
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More About Richard Nelson
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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Reviews - What do customers think about Joshua (Otl (Old Testament Library)?
A good, solid piece of scholarship Jul 12, 2001
As one would expect from both Nelson and the OTL series, this commentary presents the results of a serious engagement with the text and context of Joshua in a lucid, readable, and not-too-lengthy format. Particularly commendable is the careful discussion and presentation of the text-critical issues relevant to the book. A good addition to the library of any scholar or scholastically-inclined pastor.