This thorough commentary mines recent research to give the Book of Ruth's literary, grammatical, and theological dimensions a rigorous treatment. Hubbard pays particular attention to the skillful literary devices and unique theological perspective of Ruth, using them to propose a new date and purpose for the book. By affirming the story's outcome as a divine providence, Hubbard says, the writer of Ruth sought to counter opposition to the Davidic monarchy during Solomon's reign.
- Type: Hardcover ()
- Category: Books > Commentaries
- ISBN / UPC: 9780802825261/0802825265
- Publish Date: 12/1/1994
- Item No: 56299
- Vendor: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.