- ISBN: 0310491169, 9780310491163
- Page count: 400
- Published: 2020-03-17
- Format: Hardcover
- Publisher: Zondervan
- Author: Tremper Longman III
This story-centric commentary parses Ecclesiastes—one of the most controversial books of the Bible—and the Song of Songs—one of the most poetic sections of Scripture. Each passage covers the NIV text, along with helpful references; an examination of its canonical and historical setting; and reflections on how it can be lived today, with contemporary stories and illustrations.
The Story of God Bible Commentary series explains and illuminates each passage of Scripture in light of the Bible's grand story. Its story-centric approach is ideal for pastors, students, Sunday school teachers, and laypeople alike.
Its three easy-to-use sections are designed to help readers live out God's story:
LISTEN to the Story: Includes complete NIV text with references to other texts at work in each passage, encouraging the reader to hear it within the Bible's grand storyEXPLAIN the Story: Explores and illuminates each text as embedded in its canonical and historical settingLIVE the Story: Reflects on how each text can be lived today and includes contemporary stories and illustrations to aid preachers, teachers, and students