Judges - Such a Great Salvation (Focus On The Bible Commentary Series)
Modern readers and expositors often have difficulty handling Judges, finding it too earthy, puzzling, primitive, and violent. Dale Ralph Davis brings out the true stature of Judges in this commentary, taking a 'theocentric' approach that elucidates the key themes in...
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Modern readers and expositors often have difficulty handling Judges, finding it too earthy, puzzling, primitive, and violent. Dale Ralph Davis brings out the true stature of Judges in this commentary, taking a 'theocentric' approach that elucidates the key themes in each section. 240 pages.
The Church has a problem with Judges, it is so earthy, puzzling, primitive and violent - so much so that the Church can barely stomach it. It falls under the category 'embarrassing scripture'. Such an attitude is, of course, wrong so Ralph Davis here makes Judges digestible by analyzing the major literary and theological themes discovered in each section, providing a 'theocentric' exposition.
Have you ever watched a T.V. program or read a newspaper article where a commentator clumsily illustrates his complete ignorance of Christianity and its claims How often have you rolled your eyes and immediately discounted what is being said saying to yourself Well why should I listen to them when they obviously havent got a clue How then can we expect to witness effectively to those of the Muslim faith if all that we know of Islam is picked up from passing references in the media This fascinating book provides Christians with a simple description of the origins of Islam what Muslims believe and how it affects their attitudes worldview everyday life and culture. Practical guidelines are given for relating to Muslims in a culturally appropriate way as well as for witnessing effectively and caring for converts.
Dale Ralph Davis is a Presbyterian pastor, and has served as Professor of Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, Mississippi. He is a gifted communicator, bringing the Old Testament to life in a number of popular commentaries that blend scholarly expertise with wit and practical application. Davis and his wife now live in rural Tennessee.