Commentaries on Kings

Again, 1&2 Kings together.

The most important are Brueggemann, Cogan/Tadmor, Devries/Braun, Fritz, Gray, Wiseman, Montgomery/Gehman, Seow (NIB), Provan, House, Mulder, Walsh/Cohn.

Of second importance are Long and Nelson.

Forthcoming are Howard, Konkel, Wilson, Roux, and Cathcart.

Liberal are Brueggemann (moderate), Cogan/Tadmor, Devries, Fritz, Gray, Montgomery/Gehman (moderate), Seow (moderate), Walsh/Cohn, Long, Nelson, Wilson. More evangelicals need to comment on Kings!


  1. December 16, 2005 at 12:29 pm

    You forgot about the Church Fathers: Ambrose, Bede, Isidore, Theodoret, Gregory, Procopius.

    Reformed: Borrhaus, Drusius, Martyr, Strigelius, Wolphius, Burmann, Zanchius, Arthur, Jackson, Mayer.

  2. Mr. Baggins said,

    December 17, 2005 at 9:50 am

    True. However, the Reformed authors of which you spoke are difficult to come by. The early church fathers are also a “given.”

  3. December 20, 2005 at 10:52 am

    You should work on making them more available. This list also does not include those who wrote commentaries on all or most of the books of the Old Testament.

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