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Praise for the Print Edition
Professor Moore has more than sustained his scholarly reputation in this work, which gives us for the first time in English a commentary on Judges not excelled, if indeed equalled, in any language of the world.
—L. W. Batten, P. E. Divinity School, Philadelphia.
Although a critical commentary, this work has its practical uses, and by its divisions, headlines, etc., it is admirably adapted to the wants of all thoughtful students of the Scriptures. Indeed, with the other books of the series, it is sure to find its way into the hands of pastors and scholarly laymen.
—Portland Zion's Herald
Like its predecessors, this volume will be warmly welcomed—whilst to those whose means of securing up-to-date information on the subject of which it treats are limited, it is simply invaluable.
- Title: A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on Judges
- Author: G. F. Moore
- Original Editors: Samuel Rolles Driver, Alfred Plummer, Charles Augustus Briggs
- Editor at the time of publication: Alfred Plummer
- Publisher: T&T Clark International
- Publication Date: 1910
- Pages: 476
About G. F. Moore
G. F. Moore George Foot Moore was one of the most important American teachers of religion. He was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1851 and died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1931. Moore graduated Yale in 1872 and from Union Theological Seminary in 1877. His ordination to the Presbyterian ministry came in 1878, and later he became professor of Hebrew in Andover Theological Seminary in 1883. In 1902 he went to Harvard and was made professor of the history of religion just two years later.
Moore's work was of importance in four fields—the shaping of U.S. scholarship, the reshaping of U.S. concepts of religion, the study of the Hebrew Bible, and the study of tannaitic Judaism. Of his many articles in the Andover Review and Cheyne's Encyclopaedia Biblica, his Critical and Exegetical Commentary on Judges remains most valuable.