The Resource Guide is the most powerful feature in the Olive Tree Bible App. As you read your Bible in the main window, the Resource Guide follows along and displays relevant Bible study information from your study notes, commentaries, maps and more.
Gain knowledge on any passage of the Bible, exactly when you need it. The Resource Guide will let you know when information in this title is relevant to anything in the main window. It will also track along with you as you read through the Bible.
Get a feel for how books of the Bible are laid out and how your commentaries will be structured. You can also access these from the Resource Guide when it's applicable to the passage you're reading, providing additional context.
Quickly find information about a book of the Bible, its author, date, audience, purpose, and other topics. If you have an introduction to the book of the Bible you're currently reading, the Resource Guide will make it easily accessible for you.
Did your resource mention a passage of Scripture, but you can't remember what the verse says? Never fear! Tap the linked verse and a pop-up window will appear, giving you quick and easy access to the verse in context.
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 acceptance as canon.
The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old Testament study through commentaries and general surveys. The contributors are scholars of international standing.
Reviews of the Old Testament Library Series
"This series provides an extraordinary service to biblical scholarship." — Reviews in Religion & Theology
"Belongs on the shelves of students, clergy, and professional scholars as well as the serious layperson." — Journal of Biblical Literature
James L. Crenshaw is the Robert L. Flowers Professor of Old Testament at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina. He is the author of many books, including Old Testament Wisdom, Third Edition, published by Westminster John Knox Press. ISBN: 9780664228033