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NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

by John H. Walton and Craig S. Keener

The Bible’s message of God’s love and forgiveness is eternal and enduring, but the life experiences of the people who first received the Word are much different than our lives today. No one needs to explain to us what smartphones and social media are, but a first-century Christian would have no knowledge or frame of reference for them. In the same way, w… Read more…

NRSV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

NRSV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

by John H. Walton and Craig S. Keener

CONTEXT CHANGES EVERYTHING 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. For the first time available in the New Revised Standard Version, the award-winni… Read more…

Galatians: A Commentary

Galatians: A Commentary

by Craig S. Keener

Leading New Testament scholar Craig Keener is widely respected for his thorough research, sound judgments, and knowledge of ancient sources. His four-volume magnum opus on Acts has received high praise from all quarters. This commentary on Paul's letter to the Galatians features Keener's meticulous and comprehensive research and offers a wealth of fr… Read more…

NKJV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

NKJV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

by John H. Walton and Craig S. Keener

The Bible’s message of God’s love and forgiveness is eternal and enduring, but the life experiences of the people who first received the Word are much different than our lives today. No one needs to explain to us what smartphones and social media are, but a first-century Christian would have no knowledge or frame of reference for them. In the same way, w… Read more…

Acts: An Exegetical Commentary (4 Vols.)

Acts: An Exegetical Commentary (4 Vols.)

by Craig S. Keener

Highly respected New Testament scholar Craig Keener is known for his meticulous and comprehensive research. This commentary on Acts, his magnum opus, may be the largest and most thoroughly documented Acts commentary available. Useful not only for the study of Acts but also early Christianity, this work sets Acts in its first-century context. &#… Read more…

Gospel of John (2 Vols.)

Gospel of John (2 Vols.)

by Craig S. Keener

Keener's commentary explores the Jewish and Greco-Roman settings of John more deeply than previous works, paying special attention to social-historical and rhetorical features of the Gospel. It cites about 4,000 different secondary sources and uses over 20,000 references from ancient literature. "2004 Christianity Today Book Awards" Aw… Read more…

New Covenant Commentary Series: Romans

New Covenant Commentary Series: Romans

by Craig S. Keener

A helpfully concise commentary on Paul's letter to the early Christians in Rome, which the Apostle wrote just a few years before the outbreak of Nero's persecution. Keener examines each paragraph for its function in the letter as a whole, helping the reader follow Paul's argument. Where relevant, he draws on his vast work in ancient Jewish and Gr… Read more…

Comentario Bíblico con Aplicación NVI: Apocalipsis: del texto bíblico a una aplicación contemporánea

Comentario Bíblico con Aplicación NVI: Apocalipsis: del texto bíblico a una aplicación contemporánea

by Craig S. Keener

La mayoría de los comentarios bíblicos nos llevan en un viaje de una sola vía de nuestro mundo al mundo bíblico. Pero nos dejan ahí, asumiendo que de alguna manera nosotros podremos hacer el viaje de regreso por nuestros propios medios. En otras palabras, se enfocan en el significado original del pasaje pero no discuten las aplicaciones contemporáneas.… Read more…

Counterpoints: Two Views on Women in Ministry

Counterpoints: Two Views on Women in Ministry

by Thomas R. Schreiner, Craig S. Keener, Craig Blomberg and Linda Belleville

What does the Bible say about women’s roles in the church? With pros and cons on either side of a heated, ongoing debate, no definitive conclusions have emerged. This book furnishes you with a clear and thorough presentation of the two primary views on women in ministry so you can better understand each one’s strengths, weaknesses, and complexities. Each… Read more…

Counterpoints: Remarriage After Divorce in Today's Church

Counterpoints: Remarriage After Divorce in Today's Church

by Gordon J. Wenham, Craig S. Keener and William A. Heth

A biblical and practical case for three main evangelical views on remarriage after divorce Among born-again Christians, 27 percent have experienced divorce as compared to 24 percent in the general population. Yet no consensus exists among evangelicals on their views of remarriage, leaving many Christians confused. This single volume summarizes and explores t… Read more…

Miracles Today: The Supernatural Work of God in the Modern World

Miracles Today: The Supernatural Work of God in the Modern World

by Craig S. Keener

Do miracles still happen today? This book demonstrates that miraculous works of God, which have been part of the experience of the church around the world since Christianity began, continue into the present. Leading New Testament scholar Craig Keener addresses common questions about miracles and provides compelling reasons to believe in them today, including… Read more…

Christobiography: Memory, History, and the Reliability of the Gospels

Christobiography: Memory, History, and the Reliability of the Gospels

by Craig S. Keener

Are the canonical Gospels historically reliable?​ The four canonical Gospels are ancient biographies, narratives of Jesus’s life. The authors of these Gospels were intentional in how they handled historical information and sources.​ Building on recent work in the study of ancient biographies, Craig Keener argues that the writers of the c… Read more…


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