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History of Biblical Interpretation Volume 3: Enlightenment through the Nineteenth Century

History of Biblical Interpretation Volume 3: Enlightenment through the Nineteenth Century

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…

History of Biblical Interpretation Volume 2: Medieval through the Reformation Periods

History of Biblical Interpretation Volume 2: Medieval through the Reformation Periods

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…

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…

Lost World of Scripture: Ancient Literary Culture and Biblical Authority

Lost World of Scripture: Ancient Literary Culture and Biblical Authority

by John H. Walton and Brent Sandy

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 authority in ancient oral cultures and how they inform our understanding of the Old and New Testaments today. Stemming from questions about scriptural iner… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The First Epistle of Peter

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The First Epistle of Peter

by Peter H. Davids

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…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 23b: Song of Songs/Lamentations (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 23b: Song of Songs/Lamentations (WBC)

by Paul House and Duane Garrett

This is Volume 23b of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the books of Song of Solomon and Lamentations. 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, ling… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 52c: Revelation 17–22 (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 52c: Revelation 17–22 (WBC)

by David E. Aune

This is Volume 52c of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 17-22 of the book of Revelation. 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, linguisti… Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Letters of 2 Peter and Jude

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Letters of 2 Peter and Jude

by Peter H. Davids

Filling a notable gap in scholarship on 2 Peter and Jude, Peter Davids artfully unpacks these two neglected but fascinating epistles that deal with the confrontation between the Greco-Roman world and the burgeoning first-century Jesus communities. Davids firmly grasps the overall structure of these oft-maligned epistles and presents a strong case for 2 Peter… Read more…

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

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…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Joshua

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Joshua

by Marten H. Woudstra

Whereas the Pentateuch is, largely, an account of Israel’s failures, Joshua is a success story. Here, God’s people finally take possession of the land promised to them. They conquer a great deal of kingdoms and experience the fullness of God’s blessings: “[n]ot one word of all the good promises that the LORD had made to the house of Israel had failed… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 1: Genesis 1–15 (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 1: Genesis 1–15 (WBC)

by Gordon J. Wenham

Volume 1 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the chapters 1-15 of the book of Genesis. 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, structu… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 33b: Matthew 14–28 (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 33b: Matthew 14–28 (WBC)

by Donald A. Hagner

This is Volume 33b of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 14-28 of the book of Matthew. 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, … Read more…


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