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The New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Judges
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The New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Judges

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Eerdmans 2012

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Overview

Eminently readable, exegetically thorough, and written in an engaging style that flows from his keen sensitivity to the text, Barry Webb’s The Book of Judges is just what is needed to properly interact with a dynamic, narrative work like the Old Testament book of Judges. It discusses not only unique features of the stories themselves but also such issues as the violent nature of Judges, how women are portrayed, and how it relates to the Christian gospel of the New Testament.

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Key Features

  • Allows readers to engage at a high-level with the text of Judges without feeling overwhelmed
  • Remains focused on the narrative of the book while only utilizing scholarly and external historical material to illuminate the reader's understanding of Judges
  • Useful for scholary research, preaching, and lay Bible study

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Judges as an Israelite Classic
  • The Period of the Judges in Israel’s History
  • The History of the Book’s Formation
  • Its Shape and Content
  • Recent Scholarly Study of Judges
  • Its Contribution to Old Testament Theology
  • Judges as Christian Scripture
  • The Text
  • Text and Commentary
  • Indexes

Praise for the Print Edition

We have been waiting for Barry Webb’s commentary a long time. It’s here! This volume is the mature fruit of three decades of study and reflection on the book of Judges. Webb combines the best of thorough scholarship with an evangelical passion for readers to grasp the rhetorical agenda and message of the book. Scholars, teachers, and pastors will find this volume to be a worthy addition to the already excellent NICOT series.

Daniel I. Block, professor of Old Testament, Wheaton College

Product Details

  • Title: The New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Judges
  • Author: Barry G. Webb
  • Publisher: Eerdmans
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Pages: 575

About Barry G. Webb

Barry G. Webb is senior research fellow emeritus in Old Testament at Moore Theological College, Sydney, Australia, where he taught for 33 years. Among his other published works are The Book of the Judges: An Integrated Reading and Five Festal Garments: Christian Reflections on the Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes and Esther.

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