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History of Biblical Interpretation Volume 1: Ancient Period

History of Biblical Interpretation Volume 1: Ancient Period

by Duane F. Watson and Alan J Hauser

At first glance, it may seem strange that after more than two thousand years of biblical interpretation there are still major disagreements among biblical scholars about what the Jewish and Christian Scriptures say and about how one is to read and understand them. Yet the range of interpretive approaches now available is the result both of the richness of th… Read more…

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New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Gospel of Matthew

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Gospel of Matthew

by R. T. France

Rather than being a "commentary on commentaries," The Gospel of Matthew is concerned throughout with what Matthew himself meant to convey about Jesus and how he set about doing so within the cultural and historical context of first-century Palestine. France frequently draws attention to the distinctive nature of the province of Galilee and the social… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Proverbs 15-31

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Proverbs 15-31

by Bruce K. Waltke

The New International Commentary: The Book of Proverbs Chapters 15-31 has been carefully crafted for over twenty five years and is expected to set the bar in Proverbs research. Authored by the prominent Old Testament scholar Bruce Waltke, this dual-volume commentary is undoubtedly the most thorough study of Proverbs available. Waltke’s w… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 8: Judges (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 8: Judges (WBC)

by Trent C. Butler

This is Volume 8 of the Word Biblical Commentary series covering the book of Judges. 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 theolo… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 36: John, 2nd. ed. (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 36: John, 2nd. ed. (WBC)

by George R. Beasley-Murray

This is Volume 36 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the book of John. 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 theolo… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The First and Second Letters to the Thessalonians

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The First and Second Letters to the Thessalonians

by Gordon D. Fee

In this commentary Gordon Fee aims first and foremost to offer a fresh exposition of the text of 1 and 2 Thessalonians. He shows the reader what is in the biblical text, what the text meant in the first century, and what it means now. Fee reveals the logic of each argument or narrative before moving on to the details of each verse, and he concludes each sect… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 20: Psalms 51–100 (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 20: Psalms 51–100 (WBC)

by Marvin E. Tate

This is Volume 20 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 51-100 of the book of Psalms. 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…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 50: Jude, 2 Peter (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 50: Jude, 2 Peter (WBC)

by Richard J. Bauckham

This is Volume 50 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the books of Jude and 2 Peter. 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, structura… Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Letter to the Philippians

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Letter to the Philippians

by G. Walter Hansen

In this commentary G. Walter Hansen offers rich exposition of the text of Philippians as well as wisdom and maturity in its application. In so doing he emphasizes partnership—the social and corporate dimensions of community—in the progress of the gospel. After a select bibliography, Hansen's introduction sets forth the historical s… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Genesis 18-50

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Genesis 18-50

by Victor P. Hamilton

Read on as the beginnings of God’s chosen people unfold even further. Although the amount of pure content in Genesis can seem overwhelming, the New International Commentary: Genesis Chapters 18-50 seeks to make it more manageable while soundly explaining theology, issues of criticism, and crucial background information. Like the first chapters of Genesis, … Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 30: Daniel (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 30: Daniel (WBC)

by John Goldingay

This is Volume 48 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the book of Daniel. 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 theo… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Gospel of Mark

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Gospel of Mark

by William L. Lane

This widely praised commentary by William Lane shows Mark to be a theologian whose primary aim was to strengthen the people of God in a time of fiery persecution by Nero. Using redaction criticism as a hermeneutical approach for understanding the text and the intention of the evangelist, Lane considers the Gospel of Mark as a total literary work and describe… Read more…


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