“Better than a bronze sculpture by Cellini, or a marble one by Bernini, or even a Beethoven symphony,” I was saying to my colleagues, while our waitress with tray in hand waited attentively for my climatic closure, “I enjoy a great sermon,” whereupon the waitress dropped the whole tray of drinks. But even better than a great sermon, I enjoy meditating on the Old Testament. People ask me commonly: “What is your favorite book of the Old Testament?” I reply, “Whatever book I am studying at the time.” A secretary once asked me: “How do you stay fresh teaching the …
Dr. Bruce K. Waltke is professor of Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary and professor emeritus of OT studies at Regent College. He has written numerous articles, and has authored many books, including recent commentaries on Genesis, Proverbs, and Micah.