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The seventeen New Testament volumes in the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture series have been widely acclaimed. The series now expands to include readable Old Testament commentaries that integrate the best of contemporary biblical scholarship with the traditional understanding of the Old Testament as prophesying and prefiguring Christ.

Written from a standpoint of faith in the Holy Spirit's inspiration of Scripture, CCSS Old Testament commentaries are designed for preaching, teaching, and applying Scripture to Christian life today. Accessibly written yet substantive, they include quotations from Church documents, Church Fathers, and saints and are packed with features that make them particularly useful to those doing ministry in Catholic parishes.

General editors for the series are Mary Healy (Sacred Heart Major Seminary), Mark Giszczak (Augustine Institute), and Peter S. Williamson (Sacred Heart Major Seminary).


"Daniel Keating provides more than a reliable and readable guide to the book of Ezekiel. Through his judicious selection of biblical intertexts, early Christian interpretations, and Church traditions, he reveals and illuminates the book's many exegetical puzzles and theological challenges as well as its significance for modern people of faith. This is a welcome addition to the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture."

William Tooman, professor of Hebrew Bible and ancient Judaism, University of St. Andrews

"Keating's work on Ezekiel provides clarity on a challenging Old Testament prophet! The reader of his commentary will find it useful on several levels."

Donna Petter, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Praise for the CCSS Series

"The New Testament volumes in this series have served me as a constant resource: deeply scholarly, firmly in touch with the Catholic tradition, and impressively readable and teachable. But among Christians today, the Old Testament often is neglected or treated as unintelligible--with the result being a tragic impoverishment of faith. Giszczak's inaugural Old Testament volume is evidence that the same qualities that have set this series apart will be on display in its commentaries on the Old Testament. All Catholics should have these trustworthy volumes at hand."

Matthew Levering, James N. Jr. and Mary D. Perry Chair of Theology, Mundelein Seminary

The Author

  1. Daniel A. Keating

    Daniel A. Keating

    Daniel A. Keating (DPhil, Oxford University) is professor of theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, Michigan. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including The Adventure of Discipleship, Athanasius and His Legacy, The...

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