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Joel: Anchor Yale Bible Commentary (AYB)

Joel: Anchor Yale Bible Commentary (AYB)

by James L. Crenshaw

Scripture scholar James L. Crenshaw captures the ominous, yet hopeful spirit of Joel's prophecy in his new translation and commentary. Joel's Prophecy has an unexpectedly familiar ring to it. The biblical book of Joel is relevant to our late-twentieth-century world because it confronts an age when people tolerated almost anything, … Read more…

Old Testament Library: Ecclesiastes (Crenshaw 1987) — OTL

Old Testament Library: Ecclesiastes (Crenshaw 1987) — OTL

by James L. Crenshaw

Author James L. Crenshaw provides this commentary on what he calls the "Bible's strangest book." Ecclesiastes has an oppressive message that contrasts radically with the earlier teachings in the book of Proverbs. Arising from the author's fascination with Qohelet, this commentary provides thoughtful insight into the text, its history, and its… Read more…

Reading the Old Testament: Reading Job (RtOT)

Reading the Old Testament: Reading Job (RtOT)

by James L. Crenshaw

At issue in the Book of Job is a question with which most all of us struggle at some point in life, “Why do bad things happen to good people?” James Crenshaw has devoted his life to studying the disturbing matter of theodicy—divine justice—that troubles many people of faith. Few individuals come from reading Job unmoved. If they seek answers, they li… Read more…