Item description for Leviticus (Interpretation, a Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching) by Samuel E. Balentine...
Overview Interpretation: A Bible Commentary For Teaching And Preaching is a set of full-length commentaries written specifically for those who interpret the Bible through teaching and preaching in the church. The writers were chosen for their proven abilities as biblical scholars and their experience as teachers and/or preachers. Each has an outstanding record of publication demonstrating a keen sense for biblical interpretation and expository writing.
This volume in the popular Interpretation series presents the book of Leviticus. It focuses on the history of Israel during this time when Israel's life was marked by the various ritual sacrifices and observances commanded by God for the ordering of the nation's life.
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
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.34" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.93" Weight: 1.15 lbs.
Release Date Feb 28, 2003
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Interpretation Commentary
ISBN 0804231036 ISBN13 9780804231039
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More About Samuel E. Balentine
Samuel E. Balentine is Professor of Old Testament at Union Presbyterian Seminary, Richmond, VA. In addition to articles, essays, edited collections, and reviews, his publications include The Hidden God, Prayer in the Hebrew Bible, The Torah's Vision of Worship, Leviticus, and Job. He has served on the Editorial Board of The New Interpreter's Bible, and is currently General Editor (OT) for the Smyth and Helwys Bible Commentary, Editor of the Smyth and Helwys Theological Issues series, and Editor of Interpretation. He is presently at work on two volumes, Job (Personalities of the Old Testament, University of South Carolina Press) and Lamentations (NICOT, Eerdmans).
Samuel E. Balentine was born in 1950 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Baptist Theological Seminary, Richmond Union Presbyterian Seminary Uni.
Samuel E. Balentine has published or released items in the following series...
Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching & Preaching
Reviews - What do customers think about Leviticus (Interpretation, a Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching)?
Review of the Introduction of Balentine's Commentary on Leviticus May 30, 2008
The Introduction section of Samuel Balentine's Commentary on Leviticus is brilliant. (I just completed reading this fairly lengthy introduction section [about twenty pages in length]; and although I only glanced at the main body of the book, but I felt compelled to experss my strong approval for what is obvously a fine work.)
I was quite impressed by his thorough knowledge of the book of Leviticus (as well as the other books of the Torah) and his academic expertise, which is clearly extensive. Well done!
I look forward to reading the remainder of the book and other works by this author.
--Barry Gaynor, M. Div., M.S.W. Leviticus (Interpretation, a Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching)