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Bible Speaks Today, Old Testament (BST): The Message of Numbers

Bible Speaks Today, Old Testament (BST): The Message of Numbers

by Raymond E. Brown

Numbers is one of the "lost" books of the Bible--lost because it is neglected by many Christians. Named for its two "numberings," or censuses, of Israel--the generation that left Egypt and the generation that entered the land of promise--Numbers frames a fascinating account of the pilgrim people Israel learning to trust Go… Read more…

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Bible Speaks Today, Old Testament (BST): The Message of Deuteronomy

Bible Speaks Today, Old Testament (BST): The Message of Deuteronomy

by Raymond E. Brown

Reading Deuteronomy can be like standing before Israel with Moses, hearing him address us as a future generation of the covenant people of God. Though we may have passed over the Jordan into the good land, we still struggle with temptations and opposition. Raymond Brown's The Message of Deuteronomy guides Christians to hear and appreci… Read more…

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Bible Speaks Today, Old Testament (BST): The Message of Nehemiah

Bible Speaks Today, Old Testament (BST): The Message of Nehemiah

by Raymond E. Brown

The book of Nehemiah is about starting over again. Nehemiah, one of Israel's great leaders, tells firsthand the powerful story of the rebuilding of ancient Jerusalem's walls after the exile. This rebuilding, in the face of great odds, represented the people's renewal of faith, their overcoming of national shame and the reforming of their conduct.… Read more…

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Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Epistles of John

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Epistles of John

by Raymond E. Brown

With this study—companion to the masterful two-volume The Gospel According to John, Raymond E. Brown completed his trilogy on the Johannine corpus. Meticulous in detail, exhaustive in analysis, persuasive in argument, it examines controversies that have long troubled both biblical scholars and lay readers. Questions of authorship, composition, and dating, … Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Gospel According to John I-XII

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Gospel According to John I-XII

by Raymond E. Brown

In the first volume of Raymond E. Brown’s magisterial two-volume commentary on the Gospel According to John, all of the major Johannine questions—of authorship, composition, dating, the relationship of John to the Synoptics (Mark, Matthew, and Luke) are discussed. The important theories of modern biblical scholarship concerning John are weighed against t… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Gospel According to John, XIII-XXI

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Gospel According to John, XIII-XXI

by Raymond E. Brown

This volume concludes Raymond E. Brown's commentary on the Gospel of John. Continuing his study begun in Anchor Bible Volume 29, the author translates the original Greek text into today's English, which allows all readers to make sense of the Gospel. Father Brown's notes and comments sort out the major issues surrounding the writings of John -- q… Read more…

Bible Speaks Today, New Testament (BST):  The Message of Hebrews

Bible Speaks Today, New Testament (BST): The Message of Hebrews

by Raymond E. Brown

Times were hard for the first readers of the letter to the Hebrews. Many had been exposed to fierce persecution. They had been assaulted, their homes had been plundered, and some had been cast into prison. To such people this letter came as an encouragement. The writer of the letter turns their eyes to Christ, and shows how he fulfils the … Read more…