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Judges and Ruth : an introduction and commentary

Author: Mary J Evans
Publisher: Westmont : InterVarsity Press, 2017.
Series: Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Arthur Cundall and Leon Morris join forces in this introduction and commentary to the books of Judges and Ruth. They follow a similar pattern, discussing political and religious questions raised by these books and forcibly bringing out the present relevance of their messages.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Commentaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Evans, Mary J.
Judges and Ruth.
Westmont : InterVarsity Press, ©2017
(OCoLC)1000143080
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary J Evans
ISBN: 9780830894994 0830894993
OCLC Number: 1012345198
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 273 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Dedication --
Title Page --
Copyright --
Contents --
General Preface --
Author's Preface --
Chief Abbreviations --
Bible versions --
Select Bibliographies --
Judges --
Ruth --
Judges Introduction --
1. Literary issues --
2. Canonical context --
3. Historical and political background --
4. Geographical background --
5. Theological themes --
6. Ethical issues facing twenty-first-century readers --
Analysis (Judges) --
Commentary (Judges) --
1. Introduction --
A. Introductory overview/setting the scene (1:1 â#x80;#x93; 3:6) 2. The Judges (3:7-16:31) : A. Introductory comments --
B. Othniel (3:7-11) --
C. Ehud (3:12-30) --
D. Shamgar (3:31) --
E. Deborah (4:1-5:31) --
F. Gideon and Abimelek (6:1-9:57) --
G. Two 'minor' leaders (10:1-5) --
H. Jephthah (10:6-12:7) --
I. Three more 'minor' leaders (12:8-15) --
J. Samson (13:1-16:31) --
3. Stories of Individuals: Exemplifying the Times (17:1- 1:25) --
A. Introductory comments --
B. Stories related to Micah (17:1-18:31) --
C. Stories related to the Levite from Ephraim (19:1-21:25) Ruth Introduction1. Background --
2. Character studies --
3. Theological themes --
4. Literary issues --
Analysis (Ruth) --
Commentary (Ruth) --
A. Preface (1:1-5) --
B. The returns (1:6-22) --
C. Boaz and Ruth: first encounter (2:1-16) --
D. Naomi and Ruth: conversation at the end of the day (2:17-23) --
E. Seeking a marriage partner (3:1-18) --
F. Marriage and birth (4:1-17) --
G. Afterword: the genealogy (4:18-22) --
About the Author --
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Series Title: Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries Ser.
Responsibility: Mary J. Evans.

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