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Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Gospel According to Mark

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Gospel According to Mark

by James R. Edwards

This new Pillar volume offers exceptional commentary on Mark that clearly shows the second Gospel — though it was a product of the earliest Christian community — to be both relevant and sorely needed in today's church. Written by a biblical scholar who has devoted thirty years to the study of the second Gospel, this commentary aims… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 26: Jeremiah 1–25 (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 26: Jeremiah 1–25 (WBC)

by Peter C. Craigie, Page H. Kelley and Joel F. Drinkard, Jr.

This is Volume 26 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 1-25 of the book of Jeremiah. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, s… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah

by F. Charles Fensham

In the New International Commentary: The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah, F. Charles Fensham carefully walks readers through the books of Ezra and Nehemiah—two books that are central for a correct understanding of the origins of Judaism, particularly the roots of the Pharisees. This serves as invaluable background to Jesus’ interactions with the Jewish author… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 4: Leviticus (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 4: Leviticus (WBC)

by John E. Hartley

This is Volume 4 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the book of Leviticus. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, and th… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 35a: Luke 1:1–9:20 (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 35a: Luke 1:1–9:20 (WBC)

by John Nolland

This is Volume 35a of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 1-9 of the book of Luke. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, struc… Read more…

How God Became Jesus

How God Became Jesus

by Michael F. Bird

In his recent book How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher From Galilee historian Bart Ehrman explores a claim that resides at the heart of the Christian faith--- that Jesus of Nazareth was, and is, God. According to Ehrman, though, this is not what the earliest disciples believed, nor what Jesus claimed about himself. The first response bo… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Epistle to the Galatians

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Epistle to the Galatians

by Ronald Y. K. Fung

About the New International Commentary on the New Testament "Faithful criticism" characterizes volumes in The New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT), and is widely recognized by pastors, students, and scholars alike for its attention to the text of Scripture, its currency with contemporary scholarship, and its service to t… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah

by Leslie C. Allen

Despite the popularity of the Minor Prophets’ focus on social justice, they are often overshadowed by the rest of the Bible. Additionally, they are home to a host of historical/literary challenges that scholars have been working with for decades—challenges that all Christians should be aware of. In the New International Commentary: Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, … Read more…

Crossway Classic Commentaries - Mark (Expository Thoughts on the Gospels)

Crossway Classic Commentaries - Mark (Expository Thoughts on the Gospels)

by J. I. Packer, J. C. Ryle and Alister McGrath

For hundreds of years Christendom has been blessed with Bible commentaries written by great men of God highly respected for their godly walk and their insight into spiritual truth. The Crossway Classic Commentaries present the very best work on individual Bible books, carefully adapted for maximum understanding and usefulness for today's believers. Mark … Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 16: Ezra, Nehemiah (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 16: Ezra, Nehemiah (WBC)

by H. G. M. Williamson

This is Volume 16 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the books of Ezra and Nehemiah. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structur… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 47b: Hebrews 9–13 (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 47b: Hebrews 9–13 (WBC)

by William L. Lane

This is Volume 47b of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 9-13 of the book of Hebrews. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, s… Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Acts of the Apostles

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Acts of the Apostles

by David G. Peterson

David Peterson's comprehensive commentary offers thorough exegesis and exposition of the Acts of the Apostles, drawing on recent scholarship in the fields of narrative criticism and theological analysis, incorporating insights into historical-social background, and investigating why Luke presents his material in the way he does. In vie… Read more…


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