The first volume of God’s Word for Our World addresses a variety of issues, including characterization of God, prophets, poetry, and studies in various Scripture passages. It also touches upon depictions of Jerusalem, implications of Old Testament law, and the Greek version of the book of Exodus. All of these essays focus on passages and topics from the Old Testament.
In the Logos edition of God’s Word for Our World, you get easy access to Scripture texts and to a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Hovering over Scripture references links you instantly to the verse you’re looking for, and with Passage Guides, Word Studies, and a wealth of other tools from Logos, you can delve into God’s Word like never before!
- Biblical Studies in Honor of Simon John De Vries
- Foreword by Rolf P. Knierim
- Twenty essays on exegetical topics
- Title: God’s Word for Our World, vol. 1
- Editors: J. Harold Ellens, Deborah L. Ellens, Rolf P. Knierim, and Isaac Kalimi
- Publisher: T&T Clark International
- Publication Date: 2004
- Pages: 420
About Simon J. De Vries
Simon John De Vries is a premier twentieth-century Bible scholar, professor, and theologian, whose work in exegesis spans decades. His skill in critical and historical analysis has established standards in exegetical studies and inspired a generation of Biblical students and thinkers. This two-volume biblical studies collection commemorates De Vries and his methods, influence, and scholarship in Biblical studies. With over twenty well-known Biblical scholars contributing, God’s Word for Our World is an excellent exegetical resource, containing various Scriptural discourses. There are a wide range of topics, including Hebrew poetry, linguistics, culture, and hermeneutics.