By Hans Walter Wolff
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"It is a phenomenal remark, the 1st to take advantage of the Wirkungsge-schichte, the knowledge of the textual content through the centuries, to interpret the textual content itself."
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Micah Continental Commentary (Augsburg Continental Commentary Series) by Hans Walter Wolff