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Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament

by Charles H. Talbert, Duane F. Watson, Terrance Callan, Frank J. Matera, Mary Ann Beavis, Jo-Ann A. Brant, John Painter, James W. Thompson, Mikeal C. Parsons and Pheme Perkins

Paideia Commentaries on the New Testament proceed by sense units rather than word-by-word or verse-by-verse. This series explores how New Testament texts form Christian readers by: Attending to the ancient narrative and rhetorical strategies the text employs Showing how the text shapes theological convictions and moral habits Commenting on the final, ca… Read more…

Reading the New Testament Commentary Series

Reading the New Testament Commentary Series

by Charles H. Talbert

Edited by Charles H. Talbert, Distinguished Professor of Religion at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, the Reading the New Testament Commentary Series presents cutting edge biblical research in accessible language that is both coherent and comprehensive. The Reading the New Testament Commentary Series includes 13 volumes. Click any title below for more i… Read more…

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament - Ephesians and Colossians

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament - Ephesians and Colossians

by Charles H. Talbert

Paideia Commentaries on the New Testament proceed by sense units rather than word-by-word or verse-by-verse. This series explores how New Testament texts form Christian readers by: Attending to the ancient narrative and rhetorical strategies the text employs Showing how the text shapes theological convictions and moral habits Commenting on the final, ca… Read more…

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament - Matthew

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament - Matthew

by Charles H. Talbert

Paideia Commentaries on the New Testament proceed by sense units rather than word-by-word or verse-by-verse. This series explores how New Testament texts form Christian readers by: Attending to the ancient narrative and rhetorical strategies the text employs Showing how the text shapes theological convictions and moral habits Commenting on the final, ca… Read more…

Reading the New Testament - John and Johannine epistles

Reading the New Testament - John and Johannine epistles

by Charles H. Talbert

Reading John: A Literary and Theological Commentary on the Fourth Gospel and Johannine Epistles concentrates on the literary and theological distinctives of the Fourth Gospel and the Johannine Epistles. New Testament scholar Charles Talbert's unique commentary considers the entire scope of these works attributed to John, their literary settings and particula… Read more…

Reading the New Testament - Luke

Reading the New Testament - Luke

by Charles H. Talbert

Reading Luke: A Literary and Theological Commentary on the Third Gospel concentrates on the literary and theological distinctives of the third Gospel. Charles Talbert’s effective and insightful commentary enables its reader to see and feel the full force of the literary masterpiece that begins the Christian story in the birth of Jesus Christ and continues … Read more…

Reading the New Testament - Acts

Reading the New Testament - Acts

by Charles H. Talbert

Answers to the usual introductory questions do not yield sufficient harvest to enable an intelligent reading of Acts. The approach of Reading Acts: A Literary and Theological Commentary is to ask how ancient Mediterranean auditors would have heard Acts when it was read in their presence. To be successful Talbert divides this approach into two parts— how Ac… Read more…

Reading the New Testament - 1 and 2 Corinthians

Reading the New Testament - 1 and 2 Corinthians

by Charles H. Talbert

Paul's letters to the Christians in Corinth portray a young church struggling to live out the demands of the gospel amid the life of a thoroughly urban setting. In Reading Corinthians: A Literary and Theological Commentary, biblical scholar Charles Talbert helps his reader to grasp what was at stake in the conversations between Paul and the Corinthians. What… Read more…