Leading Old Testament scholar Tremper Longman III provides students with expert guidance on choosing a commentary for any book of the Old Testament. The fifth edition has been updated to assess the most recently published commentaries. Longman lists a number of works available for each book of the Old Testament, gives an indication of their emphases and viewpoints, and evaluates them. The result is a balanced, sensible guide for those who preach and teach the Old Testament and need help choosing the best tools. Students and preachers will find this book crucial in building their reference libraries.
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“Hamilton, V. P. The Book of Genesis. 2 vols. NICOT. Eerdmans, 1990, 1995. 522 pp. and 774 pp.” (Page 21)
“Block, D. I. Judges, Ruth. NAC. Broadman, 1999. 765 pp.” (Page 46)
“Wenham, G. J. The Book of Leviticus. NICOT. Eerdmans, 1979. xiii/362 pp.” (Page 34)
“Hess, R. S. Leviticus. REBC 1. Zondervan, 2008. Pp. 563–825.” (Page 32)
“Tigay, J. H. Deuteronomy. JPS Torah Commentary. Jewish Publication Society, 1996. xlix/548 pp.” (Page 40)
This little book is an excellent aid for the study of the Old Testament. It is more than a bibliography; it is an annotated listing of many of the important resources available in English… A 'must' for any serious student of the Bible.
—Dianne Bergent, The Bible Today
A bibliograpahic tool worth consulting.
—International Review of Biblical Studies
This short guide will be very useful for building one's theological library, and for directing theological students to the best commentaries in English