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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 Bible Story Handbook A Resource for Teaching 175 Stories from the Bible

The Bible Story Handbook A Resource for Teaching 175 Stories from the Bible

by John H. Walton and Kim E. Walton

How do Sunday school teachers lead children through the stories of Cain and Abel or Judas’s betrayal in a way that reflects the authority of Scripture? Sunday school curricula often glosses over difficult lessons or focuses too much on characters in Bible stories, neglecting God’s self-revelation in Scripture. John and Kim Walton have created thi… Read more…

Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament Introducing the Conceptual World of the Hebrew Bible

Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament Introducing the Conceptual World of the Hebrew Bible

by John Walton and John H. Walton

Much of the Old Testament seems strange to contemporary readers. However, as we begin to understand how ancient people viewed the world, the Old Testament becomes more clearly a book that stands within its ancient context as it also speaks against it. John Walton provides here a thoughtful introduction to the conceptual world of the ancient Near East.Walton … Read more…

The Lost World of Scripture Ancient Literary Culture and Biblical Authority

The Lost World of Scripture Ancient Literary Culture and Biblical Authority

by John H. Walton and Brent Sandy

2014 Readers' Choice Awards Honorable Mention Preaching's Preacher's Guide to the Best Bible Reference for 2014 (Scripture/Hermeneutics) 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 authorit… 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…