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Jeremiah: For Everyone Commentary Series

Jeremiah: For Everyone Commentary Series

by John Goldingay

In the Old Testament for Everyone series, Old Testament scholar John Goldingay addresses Scripture from Genesis to Malachi in such a way that even the most challenging passages are explained simply and concisely. The series is perfect for daily devotions, group study, or personal visits with the Bible. In this volume on Jeremiah, Goldingay… Read more…

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - Isaiah

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - Isaiah

by John Goldingay

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…

Old Testament Theology, Volume 3: Israel's Life

Old Testament Theology, Volume 3: Israel's Life

by John Goldingay

In the final volume of his three-volume Old Testament theology, John Goldingay explores the Old Testament vision of Israel's life before God. The first volume focused on the story of God's dealings with Israel, or Israel's gospel. The second volume investigated the beliefs of Israel, or Israel's faith. Now the spotlight falls on the Old Testa… Read more…

Joshua, Judges, and Ruth: For Everyone Commentary Series

Joshua, Judges, and Ruth: For Everyone Commentary Series

by John Goldingay

With chapter titles such as "On Getting Your Feet Wet," "Welcome to the Wild, Wild West," "Why Were They So Stupid?" and "Honey, We Solved the Riddle," this fifth volume in the Old Testament for Everyone series is sure to provide a refreshing visit with the Scriptures! Following on the heels of the successfu… Read more…

Lamentations and Ezekiel: For Everyone Commentary Series

Lamentations and Ezekiel: For Everyone Commentary Series

by John Goldingay

In the Old Testament for Everyone series, Old Testament scholar John Goldingay addresses Scripture from Genesis to Malachi in such a way that even the most challenging passages are explained simply and concisely. The series is perfect for daily devotions, group study, or personal visits with the Bible. In this volume on Lamentations and Ez… Read more…

The Violence of the Biblical God

The Violence of the Biblical God

by John Goldingay and L. Daniel Hawk

How can we make sense of violence in the Bible? Joshua commands the people of Israel to wipe out everyone in the promised land of Canaan, while Jesus commands God’s people to love their enemies. How are we to interpret biblical passages on violence when it is sanctioned at one point and condemned at another?The Violence of the Biblical God by L.&#… Read more…

Old Testament Ethics: A Guided Tour

Old Testament Ethics: A Guided Tour

by John Goldingay

What is ethics? Ethics is not merely about tricky situations or hot topics. Instead, ethics asks questions about what sort of people we are, how we think, what sort of things we do and don't do, and how we ought to live our everyday lives. How might we learn ethics from the Old Testament? Instead of searching for support for our positions or poin… Read more…

Do We Need the New Testament? Letting the Old Testament Speak for Itself

Do We Need the New Testament? Letting the Old Testament Speak for Itself

by John Goldingay

Do we need the Old Testament? That's a familiar question, often asked. But as an Old Testament scholar, John Goldingay turns that question on its head: Do we need the New Testament? What's new about the New Testament? After all, the Old Testament was the only Bible Jesus and the disciples knew. Jesus affirmed it as the Word of God. Do we ne… Read more…

An Introduction to the Old Testament Exploring Text, Approaches & Issues

An Introduction to the Old Testament Exploring Text, Approaches & Issues

by John Goldingay

Enter the classroom of one of today’s premier biblical interpreters as he shares his infectious love for the Old Testament. This is where you begin the adventure of exploring the Bible’s First Testament. Some Old Testament introductions tell you what you could have seen for yourself. They might recount in detail what other scholars have said, and… Read more…

Biblical Theology: The God of the Christian Scriptures

Biblical Theology: The God of the Christian Scriptures

by John Goldingay

Imagine someone who has spent a lifetime listening deeply and attentively to the full range of Scripture's testimony. Stepping back, they now describe what they have seen and heard. What emerges is a theological cathedral, laid out on the great vectors of Scripture and fitted with biblically sourced materials. This is what John Golding… Read more…

Reading Jesus's Bible: How the New Testament Helps Us Understand the Old Testament

Reading Jesus's Bible: How the New Testament Helps Us Understand the Old Testament

by John Goldingay

For Jesus and his contemporaries, what we now know as the Old Testament was simply the Scriptures—and it was the fundamental basis of how people understood their relationship with God. In this book John Goldingay uncovers five major ways in which the New Testament uses the Old Testament. His discussion paves the way for contemporary readers to understa… Read more…


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