Products>Understanding the Bible Commentary: Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther

Understanding the Bible Commentary: Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther

Format: Digital
, 2012
ISBN: 9781565632189


Allen and Laniak direct the reader’s attention to the literary elements of these three postexilic books while examining the books’ historical setting and details—which, in turn, point to valuable lessons. Though the focus is on human activity, the hand of God in restoration and deliverance is clearly seen. This helpful commentary sheds light on these oft-misunderstood books.

  • Title: Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther
  • Author: Leslie C. Allen and Timothy S. Laniak
  • Series: Understanding the Bible Commentary
  • Publisher: Baker
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Pages: 304

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Leslie C. Allen is senior professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary. He has written many books, including commentaries on Ezekiel, 1 and 2 Chronicles, Psalms, and Jeremiah.

Timothy S. Laniak is professor of Old Testament at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. He is the author of Shepherds after My Own Heart: Pastoral Traditions and Leadership in the Bible.