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Richard Nelson examines the books of Kings and treats the text as theological literature, emphasizing the literary impact of this important part of the Old Testament canon. Nelson recognizes King's as a useful though uncritical source of historical information, its purpose to transform the beliefs of its first readers, to get them to re-evaluate their identity before God.Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching is a distinctive resource for those who interpret the Bible in the church. Planned and written specifically for teaching and preaching needs, this critically acclaimed biblical commentary is a major contribution to scholarship and ministry.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780804231091
ISBN-10: 0804231095
Format: Hardback
(230mm x 162mm x 590mm)
Pages: 273
Imprint: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publisher: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1987
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Richard D. Nelson

Richard D. Nelson is Associate Dean for Academic Affairsand W. J. A. Power Professor of Biblical Hebrew and Old Testament Interpretation at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, Texas. He is also an ordained pastor with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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