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Baker Academic Old Testament Commentary Survey, Fifth Edition

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
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Excellent Survey of Old Testament Commentaries

Date:June 3, 2013
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Tremper Longman's survey of Old Testament Commentaries is based from an evangelical viewpoint. He analysis highlights strengths of commentaries written from a different point of view; but, his rating system favors commentaries written from an evangelical viewpoint.
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