The fifth edition of Tremper Longman's classic Old Testament Commentary Survey
brings reader's up-to-date on available commentaries, types of commentaries, while rating the best-of-the-best.
Whether you are an enthisuaest, or just looking to build your library according to your needs this book provides expert guidance on choosing a commentary for any book of the Old Testament. The fifth edition has been updated to assess the most recently published commentaries, providing evaluative comments. Longman lists a number of works available for each book of the Old Testament, gives a brief indication of their emphases and viewpoints, and evaluates them. The result is a balanced, sensible guide for those who preach and teach the Old Testament and need help in choosing the best tools.
Additional helpful sections include:
- How to use a commentary properly
- The use and abuse of commentaries
- A look at one volume commentaries
- A look at commentary sets