eBook Ezra and Nehemiah, 1st Edition

  • David J. Shepherd
  • Christopher J.H. Wright
  • Published By: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 1467449628
  • ISBN-13: 9781467449625
  • DDC: 222
  • 253 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released July 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Two features especially distinguish the Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary series: theological exegesis and theological reflection. Both of these features are fully realized in this THOTC volume on Ezra and Nehemiah by David J. Shepherd and Christopher J. H. Wright. Following an introduction and concise, verse-by- verse commentary on both books, they highlight key ways in which these Old Testament texts continue to speak to us today. They closely examine what Ezra and Nehemiah tell us about God and the people of Israel, reflect practically on leadership, and engage critically with those portions of the text (such as Ezra's dissolution of the Judeans' marriages with foreigners) that present special problems for contemporary readers. Offering deep theological insight throughout, this volume will prove essential for students, pastors, and other Christian leaders seeking to engage in theological interpretation of Scripture.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
The Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction.
2: Commentary on Ezra.
3: Commentary on Nehemiah.
4: Reading Ezra-Nehemiah Canonically.
5: Reading Ezra-Nehemiah Theologically Today.
6: Leadership and Ezra-Nehemiah.
Author Index.
Subject Index.
Scripture Index.