In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia , disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series. Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title eg. By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number.
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If you want to force a particular order, use the character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, " 0 prequel " sorts by 0 under the label "prequel. Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such see Wikipedia: Book series. Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion.
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A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations , on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place.
Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification eg. Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.
Judas Iscariot, betrayed Jesus. Magi, astrologers from the east who visited Jesus. Mary, mother of James and Joseph. Simon, of Cyrene, carried Jesus' cross. Trinity "Father, Son, Holy Spirit". Most Christians are disconnected from the Torah; reading this book will reconnect them. The Pentateuch as Narrative focuses on the narrative and literary continuity of the Pentateuch as a whole rather than individual books. It seeks to disclose how the original Jewish readers may have viewed this multivolume work of Moses. Its central thesis is that the Pentateuch was written from the perspective of one who had lived under the Law of the Covenant established at Mount Sinai and had seen its failure to produce genuine trust in the Lord God of Israel.
In this context, the Pentateuch pointed the reader forward to the hope of the New Covenant, based on divine faithfulness. Throughout the commentary Dr. Sailhamer pays close attention to and interacts with a wide range of classical and contemporary literature on the Pentateuch, written by Jews, Catholics and Protestants. John H. Sailhammer has produced a monumental theological exposition of the Torah in The Meaning of the Pentateuch: Revelation, Composition, and Interpretation that will take its place alongside, and make an excellent companion to, his classic The Pentateuch as Narrative.
This book is a crucial resource for Pastors, students, and scholars who not only want to understand the Pentateuch as a document from history, but as a richly religious, thematically coherent, and theologically authoritative Scripture.
In this substantially revised second edition, Hamilton moves chapter by chapter rather than verse by verse through the Pentateuch. He examines the content, structure, and theology and provides useful commentary on overarching themes and connections between Old Testament texts. For those who wish to do additional research, each chapter is appended with a bibliography of recent, relevant scholarship. The Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch is the first in a four-volume series covering the text of the Old Testament.
Following in the tradition of the four award-winning IVP dictionaries focused on the New Testament and its background, this encyclopedic work is characterized by close attention to the text of the Old Testament and the ongoing conversation of contemporary scholarship.
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Editors T. Desmond Alexander and David W. Baker, with an international and expert group of scholars, explore the major themes and contours of the Pentateuch, examine and weigh historical issues while posing possible solutions, and offer both appreciative panoramas as well as close-up assessments of literary developments and their methods.
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This third volume of the Holman Old Testament Commentary offers apt quotes, compelling illustrations, insightful verse-by-verse exposition, well-defined principles and applications, a teaching plan for each passage, and stimulating discussion starters. An excellent resource for Bible teachers and pastors. Patristic interpreters from Greek, Latin, and Syriac traditions engage Scripture, offering spiritual and intellectual insights on critical issues of contemporary Christian faith and practice. Many of the early church fathers were excellent exegetes and adept at making practical application of the text.
In this commentary, Roy Gane explains how Leviticus and Numbers tell of an epic journey to freedom, while illuminating and challenging modern conceptions of God. Vivid imagery of rituals, laws addressing tough issues, and narratives ranging from exultant to gut-wrenching show what it means to interact with the Lord and how to live according to his holy principles as part of a redeemed community of faith.
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It explains not only what the Bible meant but also how it speaks powerfully today. Thus, he focuses on primary aspects of the story narrative , including characterization, plot, theme, scene, structure, foreshadowing and irony, and balances these issues with an emphasis on the theology of Genesis which both shapes and is shaped by the narrative. In this way Kingdom Prologue seeks to provide an introductory sketch of the overall shape of the biblical worldview and the character of biblical religion. Kline, edited by Jonathan G.
Kline is a brief never-before-published commentary, Genesis: A New Commentary. This posthumously published commentary on Genesis was written just after the late scholar finished his magnum opus, Kingdom Prologue see one item above , and distills his mature views on the book of Genesis and, indeed, on Scripture as a whole.
Following an introduction that addresses the canonical function, literary-thematic framework, theological story, and authorship of Genesis, Kline separates the text into 10 structural divisions, offering insightful interpretation of each. Kline and contains a foreword by Michael S. Kline was a well-respected conservative scholar. His commentary on Genesis is probably a very good one. Its main value appears to be that it provides a quick overview of the flow of the biblical narrative in the First Book of Moses.
Exploring Genesis examines the first book of the Bible in an understandable, scholarly, and biblically based manner. His keen insights make this the ideal starting point for studying the rest of the Bible. This work by Derek Kidner on Genesis begins with an introductory section discussing among other things the date, authorship, structure, and theology of Genesis.
A brief outline of Genesis is offered. The commentary itself is based on sound linguistic and historical study. A good book for pastors or lay people. Here is a briefer commentary, written on a popular level. Use commentaries like this one to get your orientation at the beginning of your study of Genesis. The initial chapters of Genesis show his mastery in bringing order out of chaos.
The development of the covenant brought order to his relationship with his people-through revelation and the overcoming of obstacles. Finally, God brought order to the world through his people by battling the chaos of famine and providing food. In the beginning, as today, God loves the people he created, and it is his intention to bless them in spite of rebellion and sin.
Brueggemann is a prolific writer whose other works include a major opus, Theology of the Old Testament. Some regard him as the foremost evangelical Old Testament interpreter. As both a scientist and a Hebrew scholar, Collins fully enters into this thicket, examining how later intertestamental and New Testament writers shaped a Christian worldview.