John D. Currid on Deuteronomy

With this commentary on Deuteronomy, John D. Currid (PhD, Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago) exposits this book as part of his series of Pentateuchal commentaries published in the EP Study Commentary Series.  Currid is an archaeologist and historian giving his work the benefit of addressing not only philological and theological questions, but concrete… Continue reading John D. Currid on Deuteronomy

John Currid on the Israelite Feasts in Deuteronomy

Thanks to the good folks at Evangelical Press, I’ve been able to spend some time reading through a review copy of John D. Currid’s commentary on Deuteronomy, a commentary in the EP Study Commentary series.  Though I haven’t had time lately to do much posting, I’ve been itching to start a more formal series of… Continue reading John Currid on the Israelite Feasts in Deuteronomy

Ride on to Die: Iain M. Duguid on Zechariah 9 and Palm Sunday

In my last post, I noted Iain M. Duguid’s erudite description of the procession of the Messianic king in Zechariah 9.  Since, however, the format of Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi in the EP Study Commentary Series devotes a separate section entirely to “application” of text, I thought it beneficial to devote a separate post to Duguid’s… Continue reading Ride on to Die: Iain M. Duguid on Zechariah 9 and Palm Sunday

Iain M. Duguid on the Messiah’s “Triumphal Entry” in Zechariah 9

Having just heard a sermon on Palm Sunday for this Holy Week, considering Iain M. Duguid’s exposition of Zechariah 9 in Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi seemed an especially appropriate way to continue my posts reviewing this volume in the EP Study Commentary Series. In his introduction, Duguid notes the importance of Zechariah for Christian theology with… Continue reading Iain M. Duguid on the Messiah’s “Triumphal Entry” in Zechariah 9

Iain M. Duguid on Joshua the High Priest

In his commentary Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi in the EP Study Commentary Series, Iain M. Duguid has a nice treatment of the well known passage in Zech 3.1-10 where Joshua, the high priest, is shown standing before the angel of the Lord being accused by Satan.  In this text, rather than being cast away for his… Continue reading Iain M. Duguid on Joshua the High Priest