Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Book of Ruth by Robert L. Hubbard

The book of Ruth contains one of the Bible's best-known and most-loved stories. This major commentary by Robert L. Hubbard Jr. shows how the author of Ruth used, with great literary artistry, the story of Ruth and Naomi to convey important theological themes. In his introduction Hubbard discusses the issues of text, canonicity, literary criticism, authorship, date, purpose, setting, genre, legal background, themes, and theology, concluding with an outline of the book and a thorough bibliography. The commentary proper is based on Hubbard's own fresh translation and accented by copious footnotes on textual, philological, and literary matters. Gleaning the best from recent research on Ruth, Hubbard gives the story's rich literary, grammatical, and theological dimensions a careful, rigorous treatment. He allows for the possibility that the anonymous author was a woman and argues that the narrative itself aims to counter opposition to the Davidic monarchy in Israel and Judah during Solomon's reign. Throughout, Hubbard's sensitivity to the literary genius of Ruth's author and his coherent explication of the outworking of the book's theological themes make this volume an invaluable tool for anyone desiring to explore the intriguing story of Ruth in depth.

Buy Book of Ruth by Robert L. Hubbard from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780802825261
ISBN-10: 0802825265
Format: Hardback
(158mm x 235mm x 29mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Publisher: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1959
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Book of Ruth by Robert L. Hubbard

Book Reviews - Book of Ruth by Robert L. Hubbard

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Book of Ruth book by Robert L. Hubbard and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Robert L. Hubbard

Robert L. Hubbard Jr. is professor of biblical literature at North Park Theological Seminary, Chicago, and general editor of the New International Commentary on the Old Testament series.

Books By Robert L. Hubbard

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation by Robert L. Hubbard
Hardback, March 2017
$78.09
Eerdmans Companion to the Bible by Robert L. Hubbard
Hardback, November 2011
$69.43
Gospel of Ruth by Robert L. Hubbard
Paperback, January 2011
$26.02