Genesis, By Derek Kidner alt
Genesis (KCC)
  • Length: 240 pages
  • Published: August 20, 2019
  • Imprint: IVP Academic
  • Item Code: 4835
  • ISBN: 9780830848355

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There are few parts of Scripture over which so many battles—theological, scientific, historical, and literary—have been fought as the book of Genesis. In this classic work, Derek Kidner not only provides a verse-by-verse exegetical commentary but also lucidly handles the tough issues that Genesis raises. Focusing on the study of Genesis on its own terms, as "a living whole," he highlights the theological themes of the nature of God, humankind, and salvation.

In this volume, formerly part of the Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries series, Kidner's clear prose and theological insight will expand readers' understanding of God's character and of humanity's nature and destiny.


Publisher's Preface
Author's Preface
Chief Abbreviations
The Pattern and Place of Genesis
The Date and Authorship of the Book
Human Beginnings
The Theology of Genesis
Additional Notes
The Days of Creation
Sin and Suffering
The Cainites
The Long-Lived Antediluvians
The Flood
The Sin of Sodom
To Chapter 37
To Chapter 39
To Chapter 42


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Derek Kidner (1913–2008) was warden of Tyndale House, Cambridge. He wrote several volumes in the Tyndale Old Testament Commentary series and the Bible Speaks Today series.