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NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

by John H. Walton and Craig S. Keener

You've heard many Bible stories hundreds of times, but how many behind-the-scenes details are you missing? Sometimes a little context is all you need to discover the rich meaning behind the stories of Scripture. That’s what the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible provides. Every page is packed with expert insight into the customs, culture, an… Read more…

The Lost World Series (5 Vols.)

The Lost World Series (5 Vols.)

by John H. Walton

There are some historical or biblical issues that are inherently controversial—which is why they remain issues of debate. The books in the Lost World Series follow the pattern set by Bible scholar John H. Walton as they bring a fresh, close reading of the Hebrew text to an accessible discussion of the topic at hand. Addressed through pro… Read more…

NKJV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

NKJV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

by John H. Walton and Craig S. Keener

You’ve heard many Bible stories hundreds of times, but how many behind-the-scenes details are you missing? Sometimes a little context is all you need to discover the rich meaning behind the stories of Scripture.That’s what the NKJV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible provides. Every page is packed with expert insight into the customs, culture, and literatur… Read more…

Lost World of the Israelite Conquest: Covenant, Retribution, and the Fate of the Canaanites

Lost World of the Israelite Conquest: Covenant, Retribution, and the Fate of the Canaanites

by John H. Walton and J Harvey Walton

Holy warfare is the festering wound on the conscience of Bible-believing Christians. Of all the problems the Old Testament poses for our modern age, this is the one we want to avoid in mixed company. But do the so-called holy war texts of the Old Testament portray a divinely inspired genocide? Did Israel slaughter Canaanites at God's c… Read more…

Lost World of Adam and Eve: Genesis 2-3 and the Human Origins Debate

Lost World of Adam and Eve: Genesis 2-3 and the Human Origins Debate

by N. T. Wright and John H. Walton

For centuries the story of Adam and Eve has resonated richly through the corridors of art, literature and theology. But for most moderns, taking it at face value is incongruous. And even for many thinking Christians today who want to take seriously the authority of Scripture, insisting on a "literal" understanding of Genesis 2–3 looks painfully lik… Read more…

The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate

The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate

by John H. Walton

In this astute mix of cultural critique and biblical studies, John H. Walton presents and defends twenty propositions supporting a literary and theological understanding of Genesis 1 within the context of the ancient Near Eastern world and unpacks its implications for our modern scientific understanding of origins. Ideal for students, prof… Read more…

Lost World of Scripture: Ancient Literary Culture and Biblical Authority

Lost World of Scripture: Ancient Literary Culture and Biblical Authority

by John H. Walton and Brent Sandy

From John H. Walton, author of the bestselling Lost World of Genesis One,, and D. Brent Sandy, author of Plowshares and Pruning Hooks, comes a detailed look at the origins of scriptural authority in ancient oral cultures and how they inform our understanding of the Old and New Testaments today. Stemming from questions about scriptural iner… Read more…

The Lost World of the Flood: Mythology, Theology, and the Deluge Debate

The Lost World of the Flood: Mythology, Theology, and the Deluge Debate

by Tremper Longman III and John H. Walton

"The flood continued forty days on the earth; and the waters increased, and bore up the ark, and it rose high above the earth . . . and the ark floated on the face of the waters" (Gen 6:17-18 NRSV). In modern times the Genesis flood account has been probed and analyzed for answers to scientific, apologetic, and historical questions… Read more…

How to Read Job

How to Read Job

by John H. Walton and Tremper LongmanIII

We often turn to the book of Job when we encounter suffering. We look for an explanation for the questions 'Why me?' or 'Why her?' But what if it turns out that although Job does suffer, the book is not really about his suffering? If ever a book needed a 'How to Read' instruction manual, it is the book of Job. And when two re… Read more…

Covenant

Covenant

by John H. Walton

As one of the most prominent themes in Scripture, the covenant is crucial to all Christian theological systems, from dispensationalism to covenant theology to theonomy to liberation theology. One would think that by now all controversies have been exhausted, but an issue of this magnitude can never finally be laid to rest. Because disagreements persist, ther… Read more…

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Genesis

Genesis

by Karen H. Jobes, John H. Walton and Janet Nygren

A series of Bible study guides following the format and content of the NIV Application Commentaries Series. Each study looks at the original meaning, bridging contexts, and contemporary significance of the text, and offers small group participants a better understanding and relevant application of the biblical material to their daily lives.… Read more…

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Survey of the Old Testament: Audio Lectures
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Survey of the Old Testament: Audio Lectures

by Andrew E. Hill, John H. Walton, Andrew E/John H Hill/Walton and Andrew E/John H Hill/Walton

The purpose of studying the Old Testament is to understand God and his redemptive work more fully. However, this goal is complicated by the fact that it was transmitted through a very different language and culture from our own. A Survey of the Old Testament provides an indispensable guide for undergraduate students and other readers by exploring the literar… Read more…


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