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David J. H. Beldman
  • Grand Rapids, MI: 
    , January
     296 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.


Judges is a book for our time. It forces readers to come face to face with the way that faith speaks into the situations we encounter and read about in our newsfeeds. Warfare, authoritarianism, sexual exploitation, tribalism—these are a few of the repercussions from not having our social order oriented toward God. 

In this commentary David Beldman expounds the story of God and Israel that unfolds in the book of Judges, highlighting the vital message it speaks to contemporary Christians who strive to live lives of integrity and undivided loyalty to Jesus under the constant pressure of the idols of twenty-first-century culture.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

David J. H. Beldman is Associate Professor of Religion and Theology at Redeemer University College. He is the author of The Completion of Judges: Strategies of Ending in Judges 17-21 and Deserting the King: The Book of Judges.



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