New PDF release: 1 & 2 Samuel (Understanding the Bible Commentary Series)

By Mary J. Evans

ISBN-10: 0801046203

ISBN-13: 9780801046209

ISBN-10: 1565635795

ISBN-13: 9781565635791

settling on 3 streams of outrage within the books of Samuel (politics, humans, and preaching), Mary Evans demonstrates how each one of those manifests itself within the underlying and unifying subject of power-and powerlessness. She then makes use of this idea of strength as a desirable matrix for examining the occasions God ordains and the characters God makes use of in biblical heritage. Evans defends her case for the solidarity of the books that we divide into 1 and a pair of Samuel with a sensitivity to the composition of the textual content and the intentionality of some of the "writers" who had a hand in bringing the various debts jointly. The dialogue interacts with the parallel fabric in Chronicles and Kings and acknowledges the significance of the subjects of covenant and legislation, in particular from the Deuteronomic viewpoint. The remark, with its extra notes, additionally features a sturdy breadth of references to scholarly debate and dialogue on a variety of concerns. Evans brings the usually theologically tricky textual content of Samuel and the complicated characters of Samuel, Saul, David, and others into sharp concentration for the modern reader whereas delivering clean insights and views at the old text.

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