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Judges and Ruth (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries | TOTC)

, 2017
ISBN: 9781783595631
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The book of Judges presents Israel’s frailty, the nation’s need for deliverance, and God’s use of flawed leaders to guide his chosen people through a dark period of their history. The book of Ruth tells a smaller story within this narrative, showing God quietly at work in the lives of a few individuals. Mary Evans’s replacement Tyndale commentary places each book in its historical and canonical context, examines key theological themes, and addresses issues facing twenty-first-century readers.

The Tyndale Commentaries are designed to help the reader of the Bible understand what the text says and what it means. The Introduction to each book gives a concise but thorough treatment of its authorship, date, original setting, and purpose. Following a structural Analysis, the Commentary takes the book section by section, drawing out its main themes, and also comments on individual verses and problems of interpretation. Additional Notes provide fuller discussion of particular difficulties.

In the new Old Testament volumes, the commentary on each section of the text is structured under three headings: Context, Comment, and Meaning. The goal is to explain the true meaning of the Bible and make its message plain.

  • Examines key theological themes, and addresses issues facing twenty-first-century readers
  • Features section-by-section commentary
  • Provides a concise but thorough treatment of its authorship, date, original setting, and purpose


    • Introduction
    • Literary issues
    • Canonical context
    • Historical and political background
    • Geographical background
    • Theological themes
    • Ethical issues facing twenty-first century readers
    • Analysis
    • Commentary


    • Introduction
    • Background
    • Character studies
    • Theological themes
    • Literary issues
    • Analysis
    • Commentary
  • Title: Judges and Ruth: An Introduction and Commentary (Evans)
  • Author: Mary J. Evans
  • Series: Tyndale Commentaries
  • Volume: 7
  • Publisher: IVP
  • Print Publication Date: 2017
  • Logos Release Date: 2022
  • Pages: 273
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Bible. O.T. Judges › Commentaries; Bible. O.T. Ruth › Commentaries
  • ISBNs: 9781783595631, 9781783595648, 1783595639, 1783595647
  • Resource ID: LLS:TOTC07JDG08RU
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2024-02-15T17:05:08Z

Mary J. Evans formerly taught Old Testament at London School of Theology. She is the author of several books, including Woman in the Bible and the volume on 1 and 2 Samuel in the Understanding the Bible Commentary series.


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