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Fortress Commentary on the Bible: The Old Testament and Apocrypha

Length: 1,050 pages104 hours


The Fortress Commentary on the Old Testament and Apocrypha presents a balanced synthesis of current scholarship, enabling readers to interpret Scripture for a complex and pluralistic world. The contributors bring a rich diversity of perspectives to the task of connecting solid historical critical analysis of the Scripture with sensitivity to theological, cultural, and interpretive issues.

The volume includes introductory articles, section introductions, and individual book articles that explore key sense units through three lenses:
• The Text in Its Ancient Context
• The Text in the Interpretive Tradition
• The Text in Contemporary Discussion

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