Explore the textual basis, historical context, literary structure, and theological significance of some of the Bible’s most famous narratives with this commentary on 1 Samuel. Review and evaluate modern critical perspectives on the book, and considers the legacy of modern historical-critical studies. Organized for easy reference, Word Biblical commentaries make an ideal Bible study companion whether you are studying a single passage or a complete biblical book.
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- Title: Word Biblical Commentary, Volume 10: 1 Samuel
- Author: Ralph W. Klein
- Editor: John D.W. Watts
- Series: Word Biblical Commentary
- Publisher: Thomas Nelson
- Publication Date: 1989
- Pages: 338
About Ralph W. Klein
Ralph W. Klein is Christ Seminary-Seminex professor of Old Testament at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. He is the author of 2 Chronicles: A Commentary and 2 Maccabees, both in the Hermeneia commentary series.