Numbers-Ruth (Expositors Bible Commentary, Revised)
Allen, Ronald B.; Boda, Mark J.; Garland, David E.; Grisanti, Michael Alan; Grisanti, Michael Alan; Longman, Tremper, III; Schwab, George
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Continuing a Gold Medallion Award-winning legacy, this completely revised edition---Numbers-Ruth---in The Expositor's Bible Commentary series puts world-class biblical scholarship in reader's hands. Based on the original twelve-volume set that has become a staple in college and seminary libraries and pastors' studies worldwide, this new thirteen-volume edition marshals the most current evangelical scholarship and resources. Its fifty-six contributors, thirty of whom are new, represent the best in evangelical scholarship committed to the full authority of the Bible.
The thoroughly revised features include:
- Comprehensive introductions
- Short and precise bibliographies
- Detailed outlines
- Insightful expositions of passages and verses
- Overviews of sections of Scripture to illuminate the big picture
- Occasional reflections to give more detail on important issues
- Notes on textual questions and special problems, placed close to the texts in question
- Transliterations and translations of Hebrew and Greek words, enabling readers to understand even the more technical notes
- A balanced and respectful approach toward marked differences of opinion
- Numbers by Ronald B. Allen
- Deuteronomy Michael A. Grisanti
- Joshua by Hélène Dallaire
- Judges by Mark J. Boda
- Ruth by George M. Schwab
Published November 2012
About the Authors
Tremper Longman III (PhD, Yale University) is the Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies at Westmont College. He has authored or coauthored more than twenty books, including commentaries on Daniel, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs.
George M. Schwab, PhD from Westminster Theological Seminary, presently professor of Old Testament at Erskine Theological Seminary.
Ronald B. Allen is senior professor of Bible exposition at Dallas Theological Seminary. He earned a ThM degree (1968) and ThD degree (1973) from Dallas in studies in biblical Hebrew. He has also been awarded the DD degree from Rocky Mountain Bible College and Seminary (2009). Dr. Allen has written more than a dozen books, principally on the Psalms and worship, as well as the commentary on the book of Numbers (EBC Revised). Ron has been married to Beverly for forty-nine years. They have four grown children, three of whom are married, and ten grandchildren.
Mark J. Boda (PhD, University of Cambridge) is Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at McMaster Divinity College in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. An ordained minister, he enjoys regular preaching opportunities across Canada. He is the author of Praying the Tradition and the editor of a collection of scholarly essays on Zechariah 9-14, Bringing Out the Treasure.
David E. Garland (PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is William B. Hinson Professor of Christian Scriptures and dean for academic affairs at George W. Truett Seminary, Baylor University. He is the New Testament editor for the revised Expositor's Bible Commentary and the author of various books and commentaries, including Mark and Colossians/Philemon in the NIV Application Commentary, and the article on Mark in the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary. He and his wife, Diana, reside in Waco, Texas.
Michael A. Grisanti is Professor of Old Testament at The Master's Seminary. He has written numerous journal and periodical articles and assisted in various editorial projects including contributions to The New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis and Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible.