Genesis (The Story Of God Bible Commentary Series)
This commentary series takes a unique approach to opening up God's Word: every passage is explained with regard to the Bible's grand narrative. The focus on story makes these commentaries helpful for a wide range of users, enabling understanding and...
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This commentary series takes a unique approach to opening up God's Word: every passage is explained with regard to the Bible's grand narrative. The focus on story makes these commentaries helpful for a wide range of users, enabling understanding and application of the text to go hand-in-hand.
A new commentary for today's world, The Story of God Bible Commentary explains and illuminates each passage of Scripture in light of the Bible's grand story. The first commentary series to do so, SGBC offers a clear and compelling exposition of biblical texts, guiding readers in how to creatively and faithfully live out the Bible in their own contexts. Its story-centric approach is idea for pastors, students, Sunday school teachers, and all who want to understand the Bible in today's world.
SGBC is organized into three easy-to-use sections, designed to help readers live out God's story: Listen to the Story; Explain the Story; and Live the Story.
Praise for SGBC:
"The easy-to-use format and practical guidance brings God's grand story to modern-day life so anyone can understand how it applies today."-Andy Stanley
"Opens up the biblical story in ways that move us to act."-Darrell L. Bock
"It makes the text sing and helps us hear the story afresh."-John Ortberg
"This commentary breaks new ground."-Craig L. Blomberg
Tremper Longman III (Ph.D., Yale University) is Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. He is also Visiting Professor of Old Testament at Mars Hill Graduate School, Westminster Theological Seminary and adjunct at Fuller Theological Seminary.
He is the author of commentaries on The Book of Job and Proverbs (Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms); Exodus (The Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary) and Jeremiah, Lamentations (New International Biblical Commentary), Daniel (New Internatuional Version Application Commentary), Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs (New International Commentary on the Old Testament/ Cornerstone Commentary).
Longman is the author of How to Read Genesis; How to Read the Psalms; How to Read Proverbs; How to Read Exodus and Literary Approaches to Biblical Interpretation, and co-editor of A Complete Literary Guide to the Bible and co-author with Dan Allender of Bold Love, Cry of the Soul, Intimate Allies; The Intimate Mystery and The Intimate Marriage Bible Studies.
Koorong -Editorial Review.
- :structure Of Each Pericope:1.listen To The Story (printed Niv Text)2.interpret The Story (commentary) I.writing Level Comparable To That Of The Nivac With Pastors As Main Audienceii.exposition Of The Text Iii.interaction With The Best Historical Research (ot Context And Church Tradition)3.live The Story (suggestive Discussion Of How To Live The Text Today)i.a Place For The Author To Wrestle With The Question How Do We Live This Text In Out World?ii.less Application, More Struggleiii.not Meant To Be Exhaustive, This Section Will Only Offer A Few Examples Or Trajectories Toward Answering The Above Questioniv.a Reflection On The Text In The Light Of The Coming Of Christ (in The Spirit Of Luke 24:25-27, 44-49)