Ezra and Nehemiah: An Introduction and Commentary

Publisher: IVP
Availability: 1 in stock
ISBN: 9781844742905
  • Author KIDNER, DEREK
  • Pub Date 20/02/2009
  • Binding Paperback
  • Pages 176
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The chequered story of the Kings, a matter of nearly five centuries, had ended disastrously in 587 BC with the sack of Jerusalem, the fall of the monarchy and the removal to Babylonia of all that made Judah politically viable. It was a death to make way for a rebirth.' So begins Derek Kidner's commentary on the books of Ezra and Nehemiah, which chart the Jews' return from exile to Jerusalem and the beginnings of that rebirth. As the drama unfolds, above all and through all we see the good hand of God at work.