An excellent book for the shelves of those who seek to have a greater understanding of the Book of Genesis.
I would think if you were to read only one book in the series, this would be it as the first book sets the tone for everything else.
It also is very well organized for a personalized reading through Genesis with Brueggemann's commentary as a beneficial guide.
Worth the money. There are so many commentaries out there, but this one is well thought out and meaningful. I'm still working through it. Read morePublished 3 months ago by R Brown
I love the Interpretation commentaries. I almost have the entire set thanks to a pastor friend of mine.Published 8 months ago by Joyce
This book is not one the average lay reader would pick up and read cover to cover. However, it is an excellent source allowing for a deeper interpretation of the Book of Genesis. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Zhangye
He has opened scripture to me. I am someone who can go through a book in a week or so. This book was so rich I sat with it for 3 months- underlining and writing comments on every... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ruah Bull
This is the second book I have read in the Interpretation series (John), and I am equally impressed with the wealth and depth of knowledge provided in this volume. Read morePublished 16 months ago by C.H.E. Sadaphal
Dr. Brueggemann's commentary is one of the best that I have read and is the commentary I refer to most often.Published 17 months ago by Linebacker
Although his commentary is now over 26 years old, it still speaks with a fresh voice into the situation of the modern church and society. Read morePublished on February 6, 2013 by Tyler Tankersley
Walter Brueggemann makes a splendid effort in preparing teachers and preachers to impart the teachings of Genesis to students and all other listening ears. Read morePublished on January 1, 2013 by MovieWorshipper