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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…

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…

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Possessed by God: A New Testament theology of sanctification and holiness (NSBT)

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Possessed by God: A New Testament theology of sanctification and holiness (NSBT)

by David G. Peterson

In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, David Peterson challenges the common assumption that the New Testament views sanctification as primarily a process. He argues that its emphasis falls upon sanctification as a definitive event, "God's way of taking possession of us in Christ, setting us apart to belong to him and to f… 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…

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 Romans

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

by Douglas J. Moo

Paul's letter to the Romans has been called "the quintessence and perfection of saving doctrine." Perhaps the most challenging and thoroughly doctrinal book of the entire New Testament, Romans deals with many issues that are basic to Christian theology and practice. In this volume respected New Testament scholar Douglas J. Moo provides a superb s… Read more…

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

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

by John A. Thompson

The New International Commentary: The Book of Jeremiah by J.A. Thompson is advanced yet easy to read. It’s one of the best works on Jeremiah available today—it will help you understand this truly wonderful book that emphasizes God’s covenant love for his people. Aside from the commentary itself, Thompson’s book on Jeremiah seeks to solidify your know… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 12: 1 Kings, Rev. Ed. (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 12: 1 Kings, Rev. Ed. (WBC)

by Simon J. Devries

This is Volume 12 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the book of 1 Kings. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading Bible scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, a… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 43: Philippians, Rev. Ed. (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 43: Philippians, Rev. Ed. (WBC)

by Ralph P. Martin and Gerald F. Hawthorne

This is Volume 43 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the book of Philippians. 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… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Epistles of John

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Epistles of John

by I. Howard Marshall

The three Epistles of John, according to I. Howard Marshall, are concerned with the fundamentals of Christian belief and life - faith and love. The reader who grasps the message of these short but essential letters will have a sound basis in Christian doctrine. This group of Epistles, says Marshall, is also a good starting point for the study of the Gospel o… 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…

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…


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