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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The Lost World of the Torah: Law as Covenant and Wisdom in Ancient Context

The Lost World of the Torah: Law as Covenant and Wisdom in Ancient Context

by John H. Walton and J Harvey Walton

On the one hand, controversy arises when Old Testament laws seem either odd beyond comprehension (not eating lobster) or positively reprehensible (executing children). On the other, neglect results when we consider the law obsolete, no longer carrying any normative power (tassels on clothing, making sacrifices). Even readers who do attempt to make use of the… Read more…

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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

<p>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 th… 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… 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…

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 H. Walton

Leading evangelical scholar John Walton surveys the cultural context of the ancient Near East, bringing insight to the interpretation of specific Old Testament passages. This new edition of a top-selling textbook has been thoroughly updated and revised throughout to reflect the refined thinking of a mature scholar. It includes over 30 illustrations. Students… Read more…