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Highlights of This Volume
The Book of Ezekiel views human life in light of the glory of God. His glory dispels darkness and delights to dwell with those whose hope is in God rather than in the false glory of human achievement. Dr. Cooper has provided teachers and students of Scripture with a clear and thrilling look at this book that inspires worship of our awesome God.
About the Author
Lamar Eugene Cooper, Sr. is Interim President, Executive Vice President and Provost at Criswell College in Dallas. He received his Doctor of Divinity, at Criswell College in 2004 and Doctor of Theology, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary In 1975. He has written several articles and is a contributor to the Believer's Study Bible..
Dr. Cooper has presented a well-balanced commentary on the Book of Ezekiel. He is up-to-date on the contemporary studies on the Book of Ezekiel and interacts with the literature in a pleasantly readable and lucid style. Dr. Cooper skillfully compares themes and concepts found in Ezekiel with corresponding features in other parts of the canon of Scripture and is especially helpful in correlating the teaching of the prophet with NT themes and their fulfillment. This commentary deserves wide distribution and is a most significant contribution to the understanding of the prophet who ministered in Israel's darkest hour.