1 and 2 Kings for Everyone (Old Testament for Everyone)
The 7th volume in the Old Testament for Everyone series tells the tumultuous story of Israel as a monarchy from Solomon to the Exilic period. In the story, the people of Israel acknowledge the ways in which they failed to follow Yahweh, their God, and ask God's forgiveness. "There is no way they can undo those facts or compel God to forgive them and give them a new start" writes Goldingay. "All they can do is cast themselves on God's mercy."
About this series In this popular and ambitious series, John Goldingay covers Scripture from Genesis to Malachi in a section-by-section commentary over the course of 17-volumes. Along the way addresses the biblical text in such a way that even the most challenging passages are explained simply and clearly. Commentary the text is augmented by the presentation of basic maps for geographical orientation and by highlighting of key terms in bold whose definitions are further elaborated in a helpful glossary.
Perfect for daily devotions, Sunday school preparation, personal Bible study, or brief visits with the Bible, the Old Testament for Everyone series is an excellent resource for the modern reader.
Building on the success of the acclaimed New Testament for Everyone series, by N.T. Wright Westminster/John Knox Press is pleased to present this 17-volume Old Testament for Everyone series. Internationally respected Old Testament scholar John Goldingay addresses Scripture from genesis to Malachi in such a way that even the most challenging passages are explained simply and concisely. This series is perfect for daily devotions, group study, or brief personal visits with the Bible.
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