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Westminster John Knox Press Ezekiel: New Daily Bible Study [NDSB]

The Daily Study Bible is designed to be a scholarly but readable series of commentaries on the Old Testment. This is the companion set of texts for the Barclay's New Testament commentaries. These texts are written by conservative scholars and focus on the authority of the scriptures. This commentary on Ezekiel is done by Peter Craigie. It begins with an introduction to the book, discussing the person of Ezekiel and the message conveyed by this book. The following text gives a verse by verse interpretation of Ezekiel, opening up its meaning to the reader.
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Review 1 for Ezekiel: New Daily Bible Study [NDSB]
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Date:June 22, 2010
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Samantha Smith
A mixture of the reviews would be proper: the author DOES criticize much of the Bible as not being literal (more than just chapter 1), and he keeps repeating the same "devotional" thoughts throughout. Nothing new, and a waste of money. I'm glad I didn't buy the book, but picked at it at a used place for free.
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Review 2 for Ezekiel: New Daily Bible Study [NDSB]
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Date:June 22, 2010
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Angie Castellaw
I will have to go back on my earlier positive review. After the first five chapters, there is nothing new in the commentary, just repetition, and some of the most basic insights (e.g. Ez 28 referring to the fall of Satan) are missing in the commentary. Not worth one's money!
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Review 3 for Ezekiel: New Daily Bible Study [NDSB]
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Date:June 4, 2010
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Angie Castellaw
I am a Bible believer myself and would never agree to statements that the Bible isn't true or doesn't mean what it says.However, in this case the statement refers to the wheels in Ezekiel ch. 1, and far from criticizing the Bible, the author does make an honest attempt to explain something that isn't easy to explain. He does not at all take the stance that the Bible isn't to be taken literally, or that all of its supernatural occurrences are to be explained away. Peter Craigie is not from my "denomination" (neither does he quote from the King James Bible, which I read), but I found his commentary on Ezekiel helpful nevertheless. A commentary is always only that: a commentary. But with a book as "difficult" as Ezekiel, I thought his comments were insightful and gave food for thought.
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Review 4 for Ezekiel: New Daily Bible Study [NDSB]
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Date:October 19, 2007
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David Farlow
Not a good reference work. I get turned off immediately when I see an author saying "not to be taken literally". I was really tempted to return this and get my money back.
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