Category Archives: Commentary Survey

New and Forthcoming Commentaries on Genesis

I have been perusing a couple new commentaries on the book of Genesis and decided to update my commentary listing.  I am aware of four recently published commentaries on Genesis: Bill T. Arnold. Genesis (New Cambridge Bible Commentary; Cambridge University … Continue reading

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Commentaries on Chronicles Galore!

There has been a resurgence of scholarly interest in Chronicles, which is evident in the number of commentaries recently published on this oft-neglected book. There is truly a wealth of resources in English for those interested in studying this theologically … Continue reading

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The Book of Psalms for Beginners

Stephen Cook over at Biblische Ausbildung has posted on “books that provide ‘accessible interpretation’ of the psalms.” He notes four books in particular, two commentaries and two introductions by two authors: Mays, James Luther. Psalms. Interpretation. W/JK, 1994. Buy from … Continue reading

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Bulkeley’s Hypertext Bible Commentary in RBL

I haven’t been posting the regular updates to the Review of Biblical Literature lately, but I certainly wanted to note the one that was just came today because it has a review of blogger Tim Bulkeley‘s Amos: Hypertext Bible Commentary … Continue reading

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Goldingay on Psalms and Other Commentary Updates

I’ve added a few new commentaries in the Wisdom & Psalms section of my OT Commentary Survey. One commentary that I want to single out among the updates is John Goldingay’s superb volume on Psalms 1-41: Goldingay, John. Psalms, Volume … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Commentaries on Genesis

In a comment on my previous post on commentaries on the book of Genesis, John Hobbins of Ancient Hebrew Poetry fame noted the value of Skinner’s ICC volume on Genesis (and he’s right, I should have at least listed it!). … Continue reading

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Commentaries on Genesis

I am teaching an undergraduate course on the book of Genesis this semester, so I thought I would put together a post on what I consider some of the better commentaries on this foundational book of the Bible. I have … Continue reading

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Jonah’s “Big Fish” Story 2: Resources for the Study of the Book of Jonah

There are a number of excellent resources for the study of the book of Jonah. While this post is by no means exhastive, I have tried to highlight the primary resources. Feel free to add your own opinions in the … Continue reading

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Bulkeley’s Amos: Hypertext Bible Commentary Launched

I want to join the virtual crowd of bibliobloggers congratulating Tim Bulkeley for the launch of the electronic stand-alone version of his commentary entitled, Amos: Hypertext Bible Commentary. I wish Tim all the best with this release! While I have … Continue reading

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A Survey of Commentaries on the Book of Proverbs

OK, so I’m on a Proverbs kick tonight. In advance of the online colloquium entitled on recent trends in the interpretation of the Book of Proverbs on the Biblical Studies discussion list, I thought I could offer a modest survey … Continue reading

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