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Liturgy of Grief, A

Liturgy of Grief, A

by Leslie C. Allen

In Lamentations, we read of the unbearable grief experienced by a group of believers. Leslie Allen suggests the book can be read as the script of a liturgy performed to help the people of God come to terms with the fall of Jerusalem and the national catastrophe it entailed. It reveals God's sometimes hidden support for those who grieve and for their caregive… Read more…

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - Old Testament Set  (18 vols.)

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - Old Testament Set (18 vols.)

by Tremper Longman III, John E. Hartley, Leslie C. Allen, James Bruckner, Gerald H. Wilson, Iain Provan, Mary J. Evans, Christopher J. H. Wright, Steven Tuell, Timothy S. Laniak, John Goldingay, Cheryl A. Brown, Michael S. Moore, W. H. Bellinger Jr., Elizabeth Achtemeier, Pamela Scalise, Craig C. Broyles, Roland Murphy, Elizabeth Huwiler and William Nelson

Each volume in the Understanding the Bible Commentary Series breaks down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. They present a careful section-by-section exposition of the biblical books with key terms and phrases highlighted and all Hebrew translitera… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah

by Leslie C. Allen

Despite the popularity of the Minor Prophets’ focus on social justice, they are often overshadowed by the rest of the Bible. Additionally, they are home to a host of historical/literary challenges that scholars have been working with for decades—challenges that all Christians should be aware of. In the New International Commentary: Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, … Read more…

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther

by Leslie C. Allen and Timothy S. Laniak

Each volume in the Understanding the Bible Commentary Series breaks down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. They present a careful section-by-section exposition of the biblical books with key terms and phrases highlighted and all Hebrew translitera… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 21: Psalms 101–150, rev. ed. (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 21: Psalms 101–150, rev. ed. (WBC)

by Leslie C. Allen

This is Volume 21 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 101-150 of the book of Psalms. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, and … Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 28: Ezekiel 1–19 (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 28: Ezekiel 1–19 (WBC)

by Leslie C. Allen

This is Volume 28 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 1-19 of the book of Ezekiel. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, and th… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 29: Ezekiel 20–48 (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 29: Ezekiel 20–48 (WBC)

by Leslie C. Allen

This is Volume 29 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 20-48 of the book of Ezekiel. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, and t… Read more…