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The Minor Prophets, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs

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This series brings to life the world of the Old Testament through informative entries and full-color photos and graphics. Here readers find the premier commentary set for connecting with the historical and cultural context of the Old Testament.
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Many today find the Old Testament a closed book. The cultural issues seem insurmountable and we are easily baffled by that which seems obscure. Furthermore, without knowledge of the ancient culture we can easily impose our own culture on the text, potentially distorting it. This series invites you to enter the Old Testament with a company of guides, experts that will give new insights into these cherished writings. Features include • Over 2000 photographs, drawings, maps, diagrams and charts provide a visual feast that breathes fresh life into the text. • Passage-by-passage commentary presents archaeological findings, historical explanations, geographic insights, notes on manners and customs, and more. • Analysis into the literature of the ancient Near East will open your eyes to new depths of understanding both familiar and unfamiliar passages. • Written by an international team of 30 specialists, all top scholars in background studies.
Contributor John H. Walton , Izak Cornelius , John Hilber , Tremper Longman III , Duane Garrett , J. Glen Taylor , Mark W. Chavalas , Philip S. Johnston , Alan R. Millard , Daniel M. Master , Victor H. Matthews , Kenneth Hoglund , Andrew E. Hill
Short Bio

John H. Walton (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Chronological and Background Charts of the Old Testament; Ancient Israelite Literature in Its Cultural Context; Covenant: God’s Purpose, God’s Plan; The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament; and A Survey of the Old Testament.

UPC 025986255770
ISBN-10 0310255775
ISBN-13 9780310255772
Publish Date Oct 22, 2009
Weight (lbs) 3.7200
Height 9.38
Width 7.63
Length 592
Length Unit Pages
Publisher Zondervan
Price $49.99
Series Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary
Format Hardcover
Language English

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