Starting over is challengingespecially after the devastating failure that results in exile. The books of Ezra and Nehemiah not only grapple with the effects of failure but also testify to the gracious hand of a compassionate God who restores his people in the face of insurmountable odds.
The stories of rebuilding and reform in Ezra and Nehemiah are expertly handled in this latest volume of the New Beacon Bible Commentary. Dr. Jim Edlin skillfully unpacks the literary design, authorship, and textual analysis of these books, while highlighting significant theological features, such as the role of collective participation in communal restoration.
Engaging, perceptive, and academically thorough, the New Beacon Bible Commentary will expand your understanding and deepen your appreciation of the meaning and message of each book of the Bible.
Written from the Wesleyan theological perspective, this indispensable commentary provides pastors, professional scholars, teachers, and Bible students with a critical, relevant, and inspiring interpretation of the Word of God in the 21st century.