HOLY FATHERS: Bede, Isidore, Theodoret.
LUTHERAN: Balduin, Brentius, Heling, Sarcerius, Kerner.
Let the Interpreters of the Books of the Old Testament be added.
Argumenta omnium, tam Veteris quam Novi Testamenti, capitum. Gualther had a hand in publishing Bibliander’s sermons on Ruth. Liber Ruth: homiliis XXVIII expositus. Commentarii locupletissimi in vates quinque priores, inter eos qui minores vocantur. A comment on Ruth; and, Notes upon Jonah. Thomas Fuller (1608-1661) was an English churchman, Royalist, and historian of the English Civil War. Ruth’s Recompense. Richard Bernard (1568-1641) was an English clergyman. Although Puritan in his convictions, Bernard was against separation. The Reward of Religion. Edward Topsell (c. 1572-1625) was an Anglican churchman, but perhaps most well-known for his The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents. In Rutham commentarii litterales et morales. Diego de Celada (1586-1661) was a Spanish Jesuit.  Adrianus Crommius (1590-1651) was a Dutch Jesuit. He served as Professor of Theology at Louvain, and also taught Hebrew, although equally skilled in Greek and Arabic. In addition to a Gospel harmony, Crommius also wrote commentaries on Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Kings, Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, and Job, and the Apocryphal books of Tobit and Judith.  Francis Fevardentius (1541-1610) was a French Franciscan, and a virulent opponent of the Reformation. He wrote commentaries on Ruth Esther, Job, Jonah, the two Epistles of Peter, the Epistles of Jude and James, the Epistle of Philemon, and others. In libros Ruth, Esdræ, Nehemiæ, Tobiæ, Iudith, Esther, Machabaeorum commentarii. Gasper Sanchez (1554-1628) was a Jesuit scholar, and served as Professor of Divinity at Alcala. He also wrote commentaries upon Kings, Isaiah, Jeremiah, and the Song of Solomon.  Rabbi Samuel ben Isaac de Uçeda (sixteenth century) was a Rabbi, serving in Safed, and later in Constantinople. He wrote commentaries upon Ruth and Lamentations.  Little is known about the life of Rabbi Moses Alshich (1508-1593). He belonged to a circle of Kabbalists at Safed, but his own writing shows little Kabbalistic influence. He composed commentaries, not only on Ruth, but on almost the entire Old Testament.  Joseph ben David ibn Yahya (1494-1534) was an Italian exegete, scholar, and philosopher. He wrote a commentary on the Megilloth.  Isaac ben Moses Arama (c. 1420-1494) was a Spanish rabbi. He wrote Talmudic and philosophical commentaries upon the Pentateuch (a classic in Jewish homiletics), the Five Scrolls (Song of Solomon, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, Esther), and Proverbs.