In the Old Testament for Everyone Bible commentary series, internationally respected Old Testament scholar John Goldingay authors this ambitious series and addresses Scripture from Genesis to Malachi in such a way that even the most challenging passages are explained simply and concisely. Perfect for daily devotions, Sunday school prep, or brief visits with the Bible, the Old Testament for Everyone series is an excellent resource for the modern lay reader.
Also see N.T. Wright's New Testament for Everyone Series (18 vols.).
The Old Testament for Everyone is designed so that biblical faith can engage the deepest hopes, deepest fears, and deepest hungers in our society. Such engagement requires precisely an interpreter like John Goldingay who brings to the task his great learning, his deep passion for faith, his informed imagination, and his attentiveness to contemporary life. This series will be an important and compelling resource for obedient thinking and joyous living.
—Walter Brueggemann, William Marcellus McPheeters Professor Emeritus of Old Testament, Columbia Theological Seminary
No other commentary series comes even close.
—The Christian Century
Goldingay writes for everyone as a master teacher, pastor, and friend. Scholarship comes across as common sense in his explanations and surprising translations.
—Pamela Scalise, associate professor of Old Testament, Fuller Theological Seminary Northwest
These down-to-earth presentations, often illuminated by contemporary images and illustrations, probe the theological dimensions of the text with insight and offer reflections that can richly inform faith and life.
—Terence E. Fretheim, Elva B. Lowell Professor of Old Testament, Luther Seminary
This series is truly for everyone who wants to grow in his or her understanding of the Old Testament.
—Tremper Longman III, Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies, Westmont College
In the Logos edition, these digital volumes are enhanced by amazing functionality. Scripture citations link directly to English Bible translations, and important terms link to a wealth of other resources in your digital library, including tools for original languages, dictionaries, encyclopedias, commentaries, and theology texts. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.
John Goldingay is David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. An internationally respected Old Testament scholar, Goldingay is the author of many commentaries and books, including Models for Scripture, Models for Interpretation of Scripture, Walk On, and commentaries on Psalms, Isaiah, and Daniel in the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament series.