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Product Details

  • Series: College Press NIV Commentary
  • Hardcover: 624 pages
  • Publisher: College Press Publishing Company, Inc. (March 1, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0899008763
  • ISBN-13: 978-0899008769
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.1 x 1.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
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Paul Kissling is a Hebrew Bible Scholar who received his doctorate from the Department of Biblical Studies, University of Sheffield under the supervision of David Clines. He is currently Professor of Old Testament and Biblical Languages and Research Director at TCMI Institute, living at its western European base of operations near Vienna, Austria called Haus Edelweiss. He has taught in more than 30 countries. Paul is an ordained minister (having served local congregations for 13 years in a full-time capacity), an elder, an editor, and an author of four books and many chapters and articles in scholarly and popular publications. Paul and his wife Cathy have two adult sons, two-daughter-in-laws, one grandson and one granddaughter.

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Format: Hardcover
This book is a part of the College Press NIV Commentary series. The series is very good and has a strong consistency in the writing and format between the various books and authors. This commentary is divided into two volumes (Chapters 1-11:26, and Chapter 11:27-50). Both volumes are from the same author’ Paul Kissling and for the purposes of this review I will treat both volumes in one review.

Both books have an introduction, outline and bibliography for further study. The commentary text is in the traditional verse by verse format. All comments are based on the NIV text, but is just as useful when using other versions. The writing is thorough but simply stated. There are footnotes for further explanation of certain ideas, and important Hebrew words are explained in the text. The Hebrew words are shown in the Hebrew alphabet and spelled phonetically as well. This is most helpful for those of us who never studied Hebrew. The author also shows the weakness of the NIV in relation to the original language in places where it may be an issue. This does not occur so often that it becomes a distraction and in fact seems to help clarify the meaning of the original text.

The writing is in depth and thorough without being bogged down by being excessively academic. They are in fact written for a more general, popular audience, and would be just as useful for the occasional Bible class teacher as it is for the more studied folk. If you had to teach a class on Genesis with only one resource, this would be a good candidate for that one source.

The publisher, College Press, also published the Bible Study Textbook series which is now out of print and can be downloaded for free from the publisher's website in pdf form.
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